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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Cervical spinal stenosis?

Summary: Cervical spinal stenosis could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Muscle spasticity, and take Avonex.

We study 203,278 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Cervical spinal stenosis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 279,934 patients) are typically treated by Tysabri, Copaxone, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.

Cervical spinal stenosis

Cervical spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck) (latest reports from 16,677 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, osteopenia, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 203,278 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 139 (0.07%) have Cervical Spinal Stenosis. They amount to 0.83% of all the 16,676 people who have Cervical Spinal Stenosis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cervical spinal stenosis in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Cervical spinal stenosis * :

Cervical spinal stenosis80.24%19.76%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Cervical spinal stenosis * :

Cervical spinal stenosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.65%19.48%50.00%30.52%

Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Muscle spasticity (9 people, 6.47%)
  2. Pain in extremity (5 people, 3.60%)
  3. Headache (3 people, 2.16%)
  4. Crohn's disease (3 people, 2.16%)
  5. Fatigue (3 people, 2.16%)
  6. Pain (3 people, 2.16%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 2.16%)
  8. Hypertension (2 people, 1.44%)
  9. Asthma (2 people, 1.44%)
  10. Hormone replacement therapy (2 people, 1.44%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Avonex (91 people, 65.47%)
  2. Tysabri (37 people, 26.62%)
  3. Rebif (25 people, 17.99%)
  4. Lisinopril (14 people, 10.07%)
  5. Baclofen (12 people, 8.63%)
  6. Provigil (9 people, 6.47%)
  7. Gilenya (9 people, 6.47%)
  8. Neurontin (7 people, 5.04%)
  9. Premarin (7 people, 5.04%)
  10. Ibuprofen (7 people, 5.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Multiple sclerosis (201,897 reports)


Related symptom

- Cervical Spinal Stenosis


Related drugs

- Tysabri
- Copaxone
- Avonex
- Rebif
- Baclofen
- Betaseron
- Gilenya
- Ampyra
- Lyrica
- Gabapentin
- Provigil
- Neurontin
- Amantadine Hydrochloride
- Zanaflex
- Cymbalta
- Clonazepam
- Vitamin D
- Amitriptyline Hydrochloride
- Tizanidine Hydrochloride
- Modafinil



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