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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 5,850 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Orencia and have Multiple sclerosis >>>

Orencia

Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 5,931 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 Multiple sclerosis 223,215 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 5,850 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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    I worry she is taking a pill that will affect the nervous system and may not be good for her body.
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  • Do all rheumatoid arthritis drugs cause shortness of breath or panic?
    (Asked by a 68 year old woman who has Lung Disease - Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Enbrel, Humira, Methotrexate, Orencia)
    Took methotrexate from 2007 until 2011 and caused shortness of breath. Switched to Humira, better on pain and then Enbrel. All caused shortness of breath and was hospitalized. I have lung damage and on oxygen 24/7. Taking infusion therapy, but get severe panic attacks. Can't tolerate the pain o ...
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    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Herniated Lumbar Disk, MS, and takes Morphine Sulfate, Baclofen, Meloxicam)
    I recently started taking meds for a herniated disc in my lower back. These include morphine, OxyContin and oxycodone. I now have a bald spot on the top of my scalp. I noticed this within 2-3 weeks after taking the meds. The morphine is time released as well as the OxyContin. Could these meds be ca ...

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