Review: could Copaxone cause Rash?
We study 10,148 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 327 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Copaxone (latest outcomes from 10,363 users) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 968,628 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 10,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone. Among them, 328 people (3.23%) have Rash. They amount to 0.03% of all the 969,843 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Copaxone when people have Rash * :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (273 people, 83.23%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (15 people, 4.57%)
- Fatigue (12 people, 3.66%)
- Depression (8 people, 2.44%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (7 people, 2.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tysabri (40 people, 12.20%)
- Provigil (28 people, 8.54%)
- Avonex (19 people, 5.79%)
- Baclofen (17 people, 5.18%)
- Ampyra (16 people, 4.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (5 days ago):
A rash developed on both sides of my stomach, just above the hip bone. It resembles contact dermititis, but i was not exposed to anything out of the ordinary.
It forms small watery filled blisters that itch, and later form a tiny scab.
It is only localized to the area above the hip.
From this study (6 days ago):
The rash is red and bumpy like razor burn and hurts. I never got it until after my second pregnancy and got switched from subutex to suboxone strips
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Started in march with accompanied blistering areas. now covers hands,arms, trunk and legs. Now measle like rash.
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