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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Flushing?

Summary: Flushing could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Allergy to animal, and take Tysabri.

We study 203,278 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 863 have Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing). 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 279,797 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 372,372 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 863 (0.42%) have Flushing. They amount to 0.23% of all the 372,064 people who have Flushing on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flushing in multiple sclerosis reports

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

FemaleMale
Flushing83.20%16.80%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%0.66%8.13%20.99%36.92%23.96%9.45%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flushing0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Allergy to animal (18 people, 2.09%)
  2. Depression (17 people, 1.97%)
  3. Anxiety (12 people, 1.39%)
  4. Muscle spasms (11 people, 1.27%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 1.04%)
  6. Pain (6 people, 0.70%)
  7. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 0.70%)
  8. Hypertension (6 people, 0.70%)
  9. Migraine (5 people, 0.58%)
  10. Prophylaxis (5 people, 0.58%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tysabri (587 people, 68.02%)
  2. Avonex (282 people, 32.68%)
  3. Copaxone (158 people, 18.31%)
  4. Rebif (52 people, 6.03%)
  5. Gilenya (44 people, 5.10%)
  6. Betaseron (44 people, 5.10%)
  7. Benadryl (40 people, 4.63%)
  8. Baclofen (34 people, 3.94%)
  9. Neurontin (24 people, 2.78%)
  10. Zyrtec (23 people, 2.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- Multiple sclerosis (201,897 reports)

 

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