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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Dry mouth?

Summary: Dry mouth 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, 384 have Dry mouth. 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 268,450 patients) are typically treated by Tysabri, Copaxone, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 197,817 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 384 (0.19%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.19% of all the 197,197 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry mouth in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Dry mouth * :

FemaleMale
Dry mouth86.27%13.73%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Dry mouth * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.25%3.27%13.60%25.69%41.06%16.37%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (11 people, 2.86%)
  2. Fatigue (11 people, 2.86%)
  3. Hypertonic bladder (10 people, 2.60%)
  4. Muscle spasms (8 people, 2.08%)
  5. Hypertension (6 people, 1.56%)
  6. Convulsion (6 people, 1.56%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 1.30%)
  8. Prophylaxis (5 people, 1.30%)
  9. Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 1.04%)
  10. Muscle spasticity (4 people, 1.04%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tysabri (191 people, 49.74%)
  2. Avonex (154 people, 40.10%)
  3. Gilenya (49 people, 12.76%)
  4. Rebif (35 people, 9.11%)
  5. Baclofen (27 people, 7.03%)
  6. Betaseron (21 people, 5.47%)
  7. Ampyra (16 people, 4.17%)
  8. Neurontin (15 people, 3.91%)
  9. Aspirin (13 people, 3.39%)
  10. Vitamin d (13 people, 3.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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