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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 Multi-vitamin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 5,854 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 5,933 Orencia 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 relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,269 Multiple sclerosis patients)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 5,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 16 people (0.27%) have Multiple Sclerosis.

Trend of Multiple sclerosis in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Multiple sclerosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Multiple sclerosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Multiple sclerosis100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Multiple sclerosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%35.71%7.14%57.14%0.00%

Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Orencia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 62.50%)
  2. Osteoporosis (1 people, 6.25%)
  3. Ankylosing spondylitis (1 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multi-vitamin (4 people, 25.00%)
  2. Simponi (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Magnesium (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Lipitor (3 people, 18.75%)
  5. Lasix (3 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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