Review: could Copaxone cause Skin rash?
We study 10,150 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 (latest outcomes from 10,366 users) has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,508 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 10,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone. Among them, 326 people (3.21%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.03% of all the 969,738 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.
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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Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 hours ago):
Dry, red, bumpy rash. Mostly on face, neck and upper body.
SpaceMan on Sep, 1, 2014:
Male 43 White, also with scaly bumpy red rash started in shins, completely surrounded lower legs in two years time, started after I turned 40 and using Oxycodone 120 mg per day for four years. Now into 7th year, interfering with ambulation, massive foot and ankle swelling, developed idiopathic pulmonary hypertension over last 12 months with tricuspid valve failure.
From this study (2 days ago):
Along arms, chest, lower legs, head and nape at back of head.
From this study (3 days ago):
There is a red dot, and the skin around the dot is showing little viens like a spiderweb on my breast. I have some discharge from that same breast, and it has gotten larger, but there are not symptoms in the other breast.
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