Review: could Orencia cause Multiple Sclerosis?


Summary

Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Simponi, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 5,708 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.

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Orencia

Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Orencia 5,763 users)

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with aquagenic pruritus, chemosis, fall, iron deficiency anemia, delusional disorder, erotomanic type (latest reports from 215,630 Multiple sclerosis patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

5,708 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia.
Among them, 16 people (0.28%) have Multiple Sclerosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Orencia cause Multiple sclerosis?

Time on Orencia when people have Multiple Sclerosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Orencia *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Orencia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 35.71 %
  • 40-49: 7.14 %
  • 50-59: 57.14 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simponi (4 people)
  • Progesterone (3 people)
  • Mobic (3 people)
  • Enbrel (3 people)
  • Atenolol (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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