Review: taking Vitamin d and Copaxone together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Vitamin d and Copaxone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vitamin d and Copaxone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 12,648 users)

Copaxone

Copaxone has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Copaxone 10,096 users)

On Jul, 24, 2016

40 people who take Vitamin D, Copaxone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vitamin d and Copaxone drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • swollen tongue
  • urticaria
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • eye disorder
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • leukopenia
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • oedema peripheral
1 - 6 months:
  • chest pain
  • flushing
  • hepatitis
  • hepatitis acute
  • injection site oedema
  • pain in extremity
  • paralysis
  • sense of oppression
not specified:
  • dizziness
  • syncope
  • asthenia
  • convulsion
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • foot fracture
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • urinary tract infection
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dizziness
  • convulsion
  • syncope
  • asthenia
  • foot fracture
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • headache
male:
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • agitation
  • amnesia
  • anger
  • aortic valve disease mixed
  • balance disorder
  • cardiac murmur
  • depression
  • faecal incontinence
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site reaction
  • injection site swelling
  • muscle twitching
30-39:
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • foot fracture
  • hypoaesthesia
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • syncope
  • urinary tract infection
  • convulsion
40-49:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • foot fracture
  • hepatitis
  • hepatitis acute
  • injection site exfoliation
  • injection site irritation
  • injection site scab
  • injection site scar
  • insomnia
  • nephrolithiasis
50-59:
  • balance disorder
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • hyperhidrosis
  • adverse drug reaction
  • agitation
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • amnesia
  • anger
  • back pain
60+:
  • convulsion
  • oedema peripheral
  • swollen tongue
  • urticaria
  • abasia
  • anxiety
  • aortic valve disease mixed
  • cardiac murmur
  • diplopia
  • eye disorder

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Vitamin d (ergocalciferol) is often used to treat rickets. Copaxone (glatiramer acetate) is often used to treat multiple sclerosis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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