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Would you have Dry mouth when you have Multiple sclerosis?





Summary: Dry mouth is found among people with Multiple sclerosis, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Depression, and take medication Tysabri.

We study 384 people who have Dry mouth and Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. 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) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron. (latest reports from Multiple Sclerosis 223,215 patients)

Dry mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Dry mouth 30,429 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 384 people who have multiple sclerosis and Dry Mouth are studied.

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%13.57%25.63%40.95%16.33%

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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