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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 65 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 (latest outcomes from 3,829 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets.

Copaxone (latest outcomes from 10,363 users) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 26, 2014: 65 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 PainHeadacheCellulitisn/an/an/aConvulsion
ConvulsionParalysisShinglesFatigue
UrticariaFlushingRash NosFoot Fracture
Swollen TongueInjection Site OedemaTirednessDizziness
Eye DisorderSense Of OppressionHangoverOrthostatic Hypotension
Allergic ReactionsPain In ExtremityHypoaesthesia
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
HeadacheMalignant Melanoma
AstheniaUrinary Retention
FatigueMultiple Sclerosis
FallFatigue
Orthostatic HypotensionCondition Aggravated
HypoaesthesiaDepression
SyncopeFaecal 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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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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

    Reply

    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

    Reply

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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.

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