Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Sepsis?
Summary: Sepsis could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Hypertension, and take Avonex.
We study 203,280 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,420 have Sepsis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 279,857 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death) (latest reports from 308,925 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, preventive health care.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 1,462 (0.72%) have Sepsis. They amount to 0.48% of all the 307,243 people who have Sepsis on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Sepsis * :
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Sepsis * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (32 people, 2.19%)
- Depression (28 people, 1.92%)
- Muscle spasms (27 people, 1.85%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 1.64%)
- Pain (24 people, 1.64%)
- Anxiety (22 people, 1.50%)
- Bladder disorder (13 people, 0.89%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 0.89%)
- Gastritis (12 people, 0.82%)
- Asthma (12 people, 0.82%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Avonex (834 people, 57.05%)
- Tysabri (525 people, 35.91%)
- Rebif (223 people, 15.25%)
- Baclofen (168 people, 11.49%)
- Betaseron (69 people, 4.72%)
- Zanaflex (46 people, 3.15%)
- Neurontin (46 people, 3.15%)
- Lasix (44 people, 3.01%)
- Copaxone (44 people, 3.01%)
- Aspirin (39 people, 2.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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