Review: could Copaxone cause Arf (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Arf is found among people who take Copaxone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Betaseron, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 10,161 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Arf. Find out below who they are, when they have Arf and more.
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Copaxone has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Copaxone users)
Arf (acute renal failure (arf), is a rapid loss of kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain. (latest reports from 57,656 Arf patients)
On Jan, 20, 2015: 10,161 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone. Among them, 39 people (0.38%) have Arf.
Time on Copaxone when people have Arf * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Arf when taking Copaxone * :
Age of people who have Arf when taking Copaxone * :
Severity of Arf when taking Copaxone ** :
How people recovered from Arf ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (33 people, 84.62%)
- Urinary incontinence (2 people, 5.13%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 5.13%)
- Depression (2 people, 5.13%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 2.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Betaseron (6 people, 15.38%)
- Baclofen (4 people, 10.26%)
- Muscle relaxer (4 people, 10.26%)
- Tysabri (4 people, 10.26%)
- Glucophage (3 people, 7.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Has anyone using copaxone found that the actually have stiff persons syndrome, not ms?
I was diagnosed with ms 23+ yrs ago. 15 yrs ago, I was put on Copaxone. For the 1st 6mo I had gradual improvement, which then plateaued. After 15 yrs, it was discovered that I didn't have ms, but Stiff persons syndrome (sps). After going off of the Copaxone, over the course of 2 wks, my symptoms became so bad that I could not walk without assistance. I have contacted the drug company, and they have shown some interest, but I think they would be more interested if I could present info on other people with similar experiences. I am very serious that this could be a possible treatment for sps. As a pharmacist for 30+ years, I do have some knowledge of drugs.
- Creatinine rising on crestor & causing kidney failure (1 answer)
Husband been on Crestor for 3 years...Creatinine been increasing and he already is a diabetic and been watching his kidney function. Everything I read online points to the Crestor causing Kidney Failure but the doctors REFUSE to listen too us and now he is heading toward dialysis or a Kidney Transplant What do we do??? Just STOP IS. Anyone out there with the same problem.. I know I am correct about this.
- I have ms with some outbreaks of andgiodema in my mouth. i can't figure out what causes this. i have been tested by an allergist for the basic foods and molds.he came up with nothing.
This issue has been going on since June 2012.I have been tested for all basic allergies. Kept a food diary of all the foods i had the day of and before a breakout.came up no causes for an angeiodema. Can my ms have something to do with this. What can I do.
- Did all of these medications cause kidney failure and liver failure
never had a liver diagnosis, took the celebrex for 1 week, and did not have blood work before subscribed, does any of these medications mixed cause problems?
admitted for fall, discharged one week later to hospice
- I have stage 3 kidney failure and i drink folgers cappuccino daily one of the ingredients is dipotassium phosphate is that harmful to my kidneys
is folgers cappuccino mix ok to drink if you have stage 3 kidney failure
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