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Review: could Copaxone cause Rash?

We study 10,150 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 326 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Copaxone

Copaxone (latest outcomes from 10,366 users) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 966,914 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 10,150 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 969,174 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Copaxone reports

Time on Copaxone when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash12.64%32.18%19.54%5.75%14.94%10.34%4.60%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Copaxone * :

FemaleMale
Rash84.84%15.16%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Copaxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.40%1.61%9.24%27.71%32.13%18.07%10.84%

Severity of Rash when taking Copaxone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (273 people, 83.23%)
  2. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (15 people, 4.57%)
  3. Fatigue (12 people, 3.66%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 2.44%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (7 people, 2.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tysabri (40 people, 12.20%)
  2. Provigil (28 people, 8.54%)
  3. Avonex (19 people, 5.79%)
  4. Baclofen (17 people, 5.18%)
  5. Ampyra (16 people, 4.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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