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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Tourette's syndrome?

We study 203,334 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Tourette's syndrome. 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 280,625 patients) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.

Tourette's syndrome

Tourette's syndrome (latest reports from 2,662 patients) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, gilles de la tourette syndrome, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 203,329 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 3 (0.00%) have Tourette's Syndrome. They amount to 0.11% of all the 2,662 people who have Tourette's Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tourette's syndrome in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Tourette's syndrome * :

FemaleMale
Tourette's syndrome100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Tourette's syndrome * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tourette's syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Depression (1 people, 33.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tysabri (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Xanax (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Gilenya (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Provigil (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Prozac (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Comments for this study:

JTG (12 months ago):

Im 48 years old with tourettes and MS. No insurance and no job. I live in San Diego and have a wonderful family. Im male by the way. Right leg and right arm getting worse. I was a restaurant person my whole life which is very difficult to work now. Please if you can I need advise. Thank you
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