Review: could Copaxone cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,473 people who take Copaxone. Among them, 324 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Copaxone (latest outcomes from 9,672 users) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Commonly reported side effects of Copaxone include multiple sclerosis relapse, weakness, chest pain, breathing difficulty, nausea.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 951,313 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 9,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone. Among them, 326 people (3.44%) have Rash. They amount to 0.03% of all the 944,555 people who have Rash.
Time on Copaxone when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Copaxone * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Copaxone * :
Severity of Rash when taking Copaxone ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (272 people, 83.44%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (15 people, 4.60%)
- Fatigue (12 people, 3.68%)
- Depression (8 people, 2.45%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (7 people, 2.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tysabri (40 people, 12.27%)
- Provigil (28 people, 8.59%)
- Avonex (19 people, 5.83%)
- Baclofen (17 people, 5.21%)
- Ampyra (16 people, 4.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 day ago):
Within 2-3 hours of taking med,500mg, itching starts and last about 6-8 hours. Makes sleeping difficult,is magnified with Ibuprofen and I have a history of MS.
From this study (2 days ago):
I really believe we are missing the mark on my 8 year old son. He has been sick'like since he was 4 months old. He is being treated for ADHD/Aspergers/Allergies, but he is NO better. Now, he has petechiae around his eyes.
I'm at a loss. He has been cleared of Pediatric RA. Now what?
From this study (5 days ago):
Immediate reaction to injection. 7x8" rash which turned into infection and two weeks later, having external stabbing and likely scarring of 2x3" size
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