Avonex and Ovarian cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Ovarian cancer is found among people who take Avonex, especially for people who are 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Baclofen, and have Neuropathy peripheral. This review analyzes which people have Ovarian cancer with Avonex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 164,203 people who have side effects when taking Avonex from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 04, 2017

164,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Avonex.
Among them, 277 people (0.17%) have Ovarian cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avonex cause Ovarian cancer?

Time on Avonex when people have Ovarian cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 4.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.99 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.88 %
  • 10+ years: 7.46 %

Age of people who have Ovarian cancer when taking Avonex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.27 %
  • 30-39: 3.81 %
  • 40-49: 19.92 %
  • 50-59: 44.07 %
  • 60+: 30.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neuropathy Peripheral (6 people, 2.17%)
  • Pain (2 people, 0.72%)
  • Insomnia (1 person, 0.36%)
  • Influenza Like Illness (1 person, 0.36%)
  • Asthma (1 person, 0.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Baclofen (20 people, 7.22%)
  • Neurontin (17 people, 6.14%)
  • Vitamin E (14 people, 5.05%)
  • Paxil (14 people, 5.05%)
  • Tysabri (13 people, 4.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Influenza Like Illness (22 people, 7.94%)
  • Weakness (14 people, 5.05%)
  • Fatigue (14 people, 5.05%)
  • Cervix Carcinoma (11 people, 3.97%)
  • Bedridden (9 people, 3.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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