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 (latest outcomes from 10,366 users) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,765 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.
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 (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 (2 days ago):
Persistent rash the more I scratch the moreI itch
From this study (4 days ago):
I previously took Micardis, and when the generic Telmisartan came out I was switched to that about 3 months ago. Would the generic (Telmisartan)cause a rash if the brand name (Micardis) did not ???
From this study (1 week ago):
Caitlin on Jul, 23, 2014:
Hey I know this was posted a long time ago but did you ever stop the restasis and see if your rash went away?
Connie Engle on May, 20, 2011:
Started having a very bad skin and scalp rash and itching a few days after taking Restasis. I'm still using it and still going nuts with the rash. Do you think it is related? No other new meds, topical started recently.
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