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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Diarrhea?

We study 203,337 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,223 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,818 patients) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,096,425 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 203,335 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 3,223 (1.59%) have Diarrhea.

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%3.84%14.14%29.80%32.76%18.93%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (82 people, 2.54%)
  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, 47.35%)
  2. Avonex (1,426 people, 44.24%)
  3. Rebif (383 people, 11.88%)
  4. Gilenya (267 people, 8.28%)
  5. Baclofen (174 people, 5.40%)
  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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Multiple Sclerosis is also known as: MS.

Diarrhea is also known as: Diarrhoea, Frequent bowel movements, Loose bowel movements, Stools - watery.

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