Review: could Avonex cause Memory impairment?
We study 103,394 people who have side effects while taking Avonex from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,277 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Avonex (latest outcomes from 103,537 users) has active ingredients of interferon beta 1a. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.
Memory impairment (latest reports from 467,051 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 22, 2014: 103,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Avonex. Among them, 3,277 people (3.17%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.70% of all the 466,281 people who have Memory Impairment on eHealthMe.
Time on Avonex when people have Memory impairment * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory impairment||9.73%||14.80%||8.04%||16.09%||26.51%||20.95%||3.87% |
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Avonex * :
|Memory impairment||81.02%||18.98% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Avonex * :
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.00%||0.05%||3.67%||14.29%||29.09%||34.63%||18.27% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Avonex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (3,277 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (81 people, 2.47%)
- Anxiety (40 people, 1.22%)
- Muscle spasms (35 people, 1.07%)
- Convulsion (31 people, 0.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tysabri (725 people, 22.12%)
- Baclofen (165 people, 5.04%)
- Neurontin (139 people, 4.24%)
- Provigil (101 people, 3.08%)
- Aspirin (94 people, 2.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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