Could Copaxone cause Arf - from FDA reports
Arf is found among people who take Copaxone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Betaseron, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 26,844 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA. Among them, 78 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 Copaxone 27,325 users)
Arf (acute renal failure (arf), is a rapid loss of kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,167 Arf patients).
On Dec, 27, 2016
26,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone.
Among them, 78 people (0.29%) have Arf
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Copaxone when people have Arf *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 58.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Arf when taking Copaxone *:
- female: 75.32 %
- male: 24.68 %
Age of people who have Arf when taking Copaxone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.84 %
- 40-49: 29.41 %
- 50-59: 33.33 %
- 60+: 29.41 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (69 people, 88.46%)
- Pain (6 people, 7.69%)
- Diabetes (4 people, 5.13%)
- Depression (4 people, 5.13%)
- Breast Cancer (3 people, 3.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Betaseron (8 people, 10.26%)
- Tysabri (7 people, 8.97%)
- Ampyra (7 people, 8.97%)
- Avonex (6 people, 7.69%)
- Glucophage (5 people, 6.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (10 people, 12.82%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (9 people, 11.54%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (8 people, 10.26%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 10.26%)
- Dehydration (8 people, 10.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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