Avonex and Memory impairment - from FDA reports


Summary

Memory impairment is found among people who take Avonex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Tysabri, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Avonex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 161,685 people who have side effects when taking Avonex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

161,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Avonex.
Among them, 7,554 people (4.67%) have Memory Impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avonex cause Memory impairment?

Time on Avonex when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 6.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.01 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.49 %
  • 10+ years: 10.23 %

Gender of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Avonex *:

  • female: 80.45 %
  • male: 19.55 %

Age of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Avonex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.31 %
  • 20-29: 3.83 %
  • 30-39: 13.32 %
  • 40-49: 27.4 %
  • 50-59: 32.87 %
  • 60+: 22.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (7,339 people, 97.15%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (94 people, 1.24%)
  • Depression (89 people, 1.18%)
  • Gait Disturbance (52 people, 0.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 0.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tysabri (1,343 people, 17.78%)
  • Tecfidera (318 people, 4.21%)
  • Baclofen (120 people, 1.59%)
  • Neurontin (109 people, 1.44%)
  • Ampyra (100 people, 1.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,009 people, 13.36%)
  • Fall (821 people, 10.87%)
  • Influenza Like Illness (765 people, 10.13%)
  • Weakness (711 people, 9.41%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (698 people, 9.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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