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Review: Vitamin D and Copaxone

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vitamin D and Copaxone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 66 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Vitamin d (what 3,916 Vitamin D users reported?) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is used in rickets.

Copaxone (what 10,369 Copaxone users reported?) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is used in multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 27, 2014: 66 people who take Vitamin D, Copaxone are studied

Vitamin D, Copaxone outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Vitamin D (ergocalciferol)
- Copaxone (glatiramer acetate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Vitamin D is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Copaxone is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Oedema PeripheralChest PainPiloerectionCellulitisn/an/an/aConvulsion
ConvulsionParalysisHeadachePiloerectionFatigue
UrticariaFlushingShinglesFoot Fracture
Swollen TongueInjection Site OedemaRash NosDizziness
Eye DisorderSense Of OppressionTirednessOrthostatic Hypotension
Allergic ReactionsPain In ExtremityHangoverHypoaesthesia
Elevated Liver EnzymesHepatitis AcuteUrinary Tract Infection
HepatitisAsthenia
Allergic ReactionsSyncope
Elevated Liver EnzymesFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Vitamin D is effective54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
n/a
Copaxone is effective35.71%
(5 of 14 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ConvulsionMultiple Sclerosis Relapse
Foot FractureAgitation
DizzinessBalance Disorder
FallMalignant Melanoma
Orthostatic HypotensionUrinary Retention
FatigueMultiple Sclerosis
HeadacheFatigue
SyncopeCondition Aggravated
AstheniaDepression
HypoaesthesiaFaecal Incontinence

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vitamin D is effectiven/an/an/an/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
n/a
Copaxone is effectiven/an/an/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aInjection Site ReactionFallDrug HypersensitivityBalance DisorderSwollen Tongue
Injection Site SwellingFatigueInjection Site ScarMovement DisorderConvulsion
Muscle TwitchingDizzinessInjection Site ScabGait DisturbanceOedema Peripheral
Injection Site ErythemaAstheniaInjection Site IrritationAngerUrticaria
Urinary Tract InfectionInsomniaUrinary RetentionAortic Valve Disease Mixed
HypoaesthesiaNephrolithiasisMemory ImpairmentCardiac Murmur
Foot FractureFoot FractureHeadacheEye Disorder
SyncopeInjection Site ExfoliationBiteHypokinesia
Orthostatic HypotensionBlood Pressure IncreasedGlossodyniaPain In Extremity
Loss Of ConsciousnessAllergic ReactionsMalignant MelanomaAbasia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Although my MS has progressed and l currently use a wheelchair, it has stabilized as l exercise everyday and honestly believe more in supplements than l do in medicine as they have minimal side effects and just hope and pray that a cure for MS will be found one day

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    Toni Probst on Mar, 6, 2013:

    I am in full recovery from my Ms, after years, of walker, and a chair, I am walking pain free, med free, I use Limu, I started in Oct 2012, by Thanks giving I was walking, go here to read my testimony toniprobst.iamlimu.com, God Bless

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Complete drug side effects:

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, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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