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Review: could Tysabri cause Cancer - ovaries?

Summary: Cancer - ovaries could be caused by Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 97,520 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Cancer - ovaries. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - ovaries and more.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 97,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 60 people (0.06%) have Cancer - Ovaries. They amount to 0.29% of all the 21,047 people who have Cancer - Ovaries on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cancer - ovaries in Tysabri reports

Time on Tysabri when people have Cancer - ovaries * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cancer - ovaries13.51%18.92%8.11%27.03%32.43%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cancer - ovaries when taking Tysabri * :

FemaleMale
Cancer - ovaries100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Cancer - ovaries when taking Tysabri * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cancer - ovaries0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.14%36.23%44.93%8.70%

Severity of Cancer - ovaries when taking Tysabri ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cancer - ovaries ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (60 people, 100.00%)
  2. Fatigue (3 people, 5.00%)
  3. Hypertension (2 people, 3.33%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (1 people, 1.67%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (1 people, 1.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (9 people, 15.00%)
  2. Baclofen (6 people, 10.00%)
  3. Synthroid (5 people, 8.33%)
  4. Premarin (3 people, 5.00%)
  5. Provera (3 people, 5.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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