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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Mental status changes?

We study 203,354 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 397 have Mental status changes. 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 279,998 patients) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.

Mental status changes

Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation) (latest reports from 112,688 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 203,354 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 397 (0.20%) have Mental Status Changes.

Trend of Mental status changes in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Mental status changes * :

FemaleMale
Mental status changes73.19%26.81%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Mental status changes * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mental status changes0.00%0.00%0.22%2.92%18.88%23.60%27.19%27.42%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mental status changes0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Muscle spasms (15 people, 3.78%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 3.78%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 3.53%)
  4. Headache (13 people, 3.27%)
  5. Pain (12 people, 3.02%)
  6. Migraine (9 people, 2.27%)
  7. Anxiety (8 people, 2.02%)
  8. Urinary tract infection (7 people, 1.76%)
  9. Insomnia (7 people, 1.76%)
  10. Muscle spasticity (6 people, 1.51%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tysabri (219 people, 55.16%)
  2. Avonex (168 people, 42.32%)
  3. Baclofen (84 people, 21.16%)
  4. Rebif (47 people, 11.84%)
  5. Lisinopril (29 people, 7.30%)
  6. Neurontin (27 people, 6.80%)
  7. Zoloft (23 people, 5.79%)
  8. Gilenya (23 people, 5.79%)
  9. Gabapentin (22 people, 5.54%)
  10. Omeprazole (21 people, 5.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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