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Review: could Copaxone cause Immunosuppression (Immunodeficiency disorders)?

Summary: Immunosuppression is found among people who take Copaxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Venlafaxine hcl, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 10,161 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Immunosuppression. Find out below who they are, when they have Immunosuppression and more.

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Copaxone

Copaxone has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Copaxone users)

Immunosuppression

Immunosuppression has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 6,913 Immunosuppression patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 10,161 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone. Among them, 7 people (0.07%) have Immunosuppression.

Trend of Immunosuppression in Copaxone reports

Time on Copaxone when people have Immunosuppression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Immunosuppression0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Immunosuppression when taking Copaxone * :

FemaleMale
Immunosuppression88.89%11.11%

Age of people who have Immunosuppression when taking Copaxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Immunosuppression0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%71.43%14.29%14.29%0.00%

Severity of Immunosuppression when taking Copaxone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Immunosuppression ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (6 people, 85.71%)
  2. Depression (4 people, 57.14%)
  3. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Psoriasis (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Venlafaxine hcl (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Venlafaxine (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Baclofen (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Carbamazepine (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Folic acid (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Marie (3 years ago):

using Capaxone and have ongoing insommnia ... wondering if okay to take melatonin? thx
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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • All are multiple sclerosis-related symptoms.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Started with spasticity, in my legs about 5 months ago, now I have had physical therapy, and have developed intense heel pain for last 4 months. Dr's and nurses just keep telling me to use the baclofen and if needed a cane.

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