Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Thyroid cancer?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 203,263 people who have Multiple sclerosis. Among them, 373 experience Thyroid cancer. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 266,029 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.
Thyroid cancer (latest reports from 12,962 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 203,248 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 373 (0.18%) have Thyroid Cancer.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Thyroid cancer * :
|Thyroid cancer||91.38%||8.62% |
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Thyroid cancer * :
|Thyroid cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.79%||11.26%||24.08%||30.10%||23.30%||10.47% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Thyroid cancer||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (373 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (26 people, 6.97%)
- Insomnia (15 people, 4.02%)
- Fatigue (14 people, 3.75%)
- Back pain (14 people, 3.75%)
- Thyroidectomy (13 people, 3.49%)
- Asthma (12 people, 3.22%)
- Contraception (12 people, 3.22%)
- Restless legs syndrome (6 people, 1.61%)
- Paraesthesia (6 people, 1.61%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Avonex (203 people, 54.42%)
- Tysabri (108 people, 28.95%)
- Rebif (60 people, 16.09%)
- Lexapro (21 people, 5.63%)
- Campath (19 people, 5.09%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 4.29%)
- Methylprednisolone (16 people, 4.29%)
- Yasmin (14 people, 3.75%)
- Ativan (14 people, 3.75%)
- Soma (14 people, 3.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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