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Review: could Baclofen cause Weight gain?

We study 20,335 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 401 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,141 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,628 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 20,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 401 people (1.97%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.08% of all the 527,394 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain21.43%7.14%7.14%14.29%35.71%14.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Baclofen * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain80.34%19.66%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Baclofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.27%0.53%1.60%15.16%38.56%29.52%14.36%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%35.71%64.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (90 people, 22.44%)
  2. Pain (69 people, 17.21%)
  3. Depression (32 people, 7.98%)
  4. Hypertension (20 people, 4.99%)
  5. Anxiety (19 people, 4.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (112 people, 27.93%)
  2. Avonex (77 people, 19.20%)
  3. Lyrica (73 people, 18.20%)
  4. Oxycontin (60 people, 14.96%)
  5. Celebrex (57 people, 14.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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