Review: could Avonex cause Memory impairment?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 103,360 people who take Avonex. Among them, 3,277 have Memory impairment. See who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Avonex (latest outcomes from 98,240 users) has active ingredients of interferon beta 1a. It is often used in multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Commonly reported side effects of Avonex include fall, influenza like illness, multiple sclerosis aggravated, multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis relapse.
Memory impairment (latest reports from 455,667 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 103,360 people reported to have side effects when taking Avonex. Among them, 3,277 people (3.17%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.72% of all the 455,366 people who have Memory Impairment.
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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