Baclofen Safety Information and Side Effects

Baclofen Safety Information


Overdose ( 180 reports)    ➢ More

Respiratory Arrest, Device Failure, Overdose, Respiratory Failure, Pain

This case suggests a potential Baclofen Overdose side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 60-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): muscle spasticity and used Baclofen (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Baclofen the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Respiratory Arrest
  • Device Failure
  • Overdose
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Pain
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Morphine
  • Bupivacaine
  • Clonidine
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Baclofen demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Overdose, may still occur.

    Coma ( 125 reports)    ➢ More

    Meningitis Bacterial, Coma, Confusional State, Electroencephalogram Abnormal, Encephalopathy, Hypertension, Hypotension, Trismus, Muscle Spasms

    Adverse event was reported on Mar 10, 2014 by a Female taking Baclofen (Dosage: 20 Mg, Tid) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 78 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Baclofen side effects: meningitis bacterial, coma, confusional state, electroencephalogram abnormal, encephalopathy, hypertension, hypotension, trismus, muscle spasms. The patient was hospitalized.

    Muscle Spasticity ( 122 reports)    ➢ More

    Muscle Spasticity, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Pyrexia, Myalgia, Muscle Rigidity, Rhabdomyolysis, Mental Status Changes, Renal Failure Acute, Hallucination

    This Muscle Spasticity problem was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 63-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): withdrawal syndrome.On Feb 26, 2008 a consumer started treatment with Baclofen (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Baclofen, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Muscle Spasticity
    • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
    • Pyrexia
    • Myalgia
    • Muscle Rigidity
    • Rhabdomyolysis
    • Mental Status Changes
    • Renal Failure Acute
    • Hallucination
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Muscle Spasticity, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Pain ( 99 reports)    ➢ More

    No Therapeutic Response, Pain, Back Pain, Lethargy, Insomnia, Memory Impairment, Breakthrough Pain

    A case of a 52-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: pain and was treated with Baclofen (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • No Therapeutic Response
    • Pain
    • Back Pain
    • Lethargy
    • Insomnia
    • Memory Impairment
    • Breakthrough Pain
    This opens a possibility that Baclofen could cause Pain and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Confusional State ( 94 reports)    ➢ More

    Meningitis Bacterial, Coma, Confusional State, Electroencephalogram Abnormal, Encephalopathy, Hypertension, Hypotension, Trismus, Muscle Spasms

    on Mar 10, 2014 a Female from US , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Baclofen. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Baclofen side effects: meningitis bacterial, coma, confusional state, electroencephalogram abnormal, encephalopathy, hypertension, hypotension, trismus, muscle spasms. Baclofen dosage: 20 Mg, Tid. The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Baclofen Side Effects

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    Overdose (180)
    Coma (125)
    Muscle Spasticity (122)
    Pain (99)
    Muscle Spasms (94)
    Confusional State (94)
    Completed Suicide (92)
    Convulsion (92)
    Fatigue (81)
    Fall (77)
    Somnolence (76)
    Pyrexia (75)
    Hypertension (73)
    Nausea (73)
    Dizziness (71)
    Death (70)
    Headache (70)
    Vomiting (69)
    Mental Status Changes (68)
    Poisoning (68)
    Pneumonia (66)
    Hypotension (65)
    Delirium (63)
    Bradycardia (62)
    Asthenia (62)
    Neurotoxicity (62)
    Agitation (60)
    Urinary Tract Infection (59)
    Dyspnoea (58)
    Loss Of Consciousness (55)
    Condition Aggravated (54)
    Cardiac Arrest (52)
    Intentional Overdose (51)
    Hypotonia (49)
    Implant Site Effusion (48)
    Gait Disturbance (47)
    Malaise (47)
    Depressed Level Of Consciousness (46)
    Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (45)
    Respiratory Arrest (45)
    Withdrawal Syndrome (45)
    Medical Device Complication (44)
    Hallucination (43)
    Tremor (43)
    Pain In Extremity (42)
    Respiratory Failure (42)
    Suicide Attempt (42)
    Disorientation (40)
    Muscular Weakness (39)
    Toxicity To Various Agents (39)

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