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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Depression, and take Tysabri.

We study 203,280 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,222 have Diarrhea. 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 279,846 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,092,107 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 3,222 (1.59%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.30% of all the 1,088,019 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhea in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Diarrhea * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea83.49%16.51%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Diarrhea * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.03%0.00%0.52%3.85%14.15%29.78%32.77%18.94%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (82 people, 2.55%)
  2. Pain (68 people, 2.11%)
  3. Hypertension (49 people, 1.52%)
  4. Muscle spasms (40 people, 1.24%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (31 people, 0.96%)
  6. Osteoporosis (31 people, 0.96%)
  7. Menopause (30 people, 0.93%)
  8. Multiple allergies (26 people, 0.81%)
  9. Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (24 people, 0.74%)
  10. Anxiety (23 people, 0.71%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tysabri (1,526 people, 47.36%)
  2. Avonex (1,426 people, 44.26%)
  3. Rebif (383 people, 11.89%)
  4. Gilenya (267 people, 8.29%)
  5. Baclofen (173 people, 5.37%)
  6. Betaseron (144 people, 4.47%)
  7. Neurontin (133 people, 4.13%)
  8. Copaxone (101 people, 3.13%)
  9. Vitamin d (88 people, 2.73%)
  10. Gabapentin (65 people, 2.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Multiple sclerosis (201,897 reports)

 

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- Provigil
- Gabapentin
- Neurontin
- Zanaflex
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