Review: could Copaxone cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
Summary: Skin rash is found among people who take Copaxone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Tysabri, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 10,170 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 326 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Copaxone has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 10,386 Copaxone users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,504 Skin rash patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 10,168 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone. Among them, 326 people (3.21%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Copaxone when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||12.94%||30.59%||20.00%||5.88%||15.29%||10.59%||4.71% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Copaxone * :
|Skin rash||84.71%||15.29% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Copaxone * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.41%||1.63%||9.35%||27.24%||32.11%||18.29%||10.98% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Copaxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (272 people, 83.44%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (14 people, 4.29%)
- 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 (27 people, 8.28%)
- 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Aspirin, Simvastatin, Clonazepam for a 60-year old man with Nutrition - Inadequate, Heart Attack, High Blood Cholesterol, Generalised Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Rash Generalised
- A study of side effects of Ramipril for a 42-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Skin Rash (redness)
- A study of side effects of Flovent Hfa for a 58-year old woman with Asthma. The patient has Rash (redness)
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Sertraline for a 53-year old man with Blood Pressure Decreased, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Lip Dry, Burning Eyes, Rash Generalised
- A study of side effects of Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 51-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Rash (redness)
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