Tysabri and Colon cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Colon cancer is found among people who take Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 160,334 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA. Among them, 134 have Colon cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Colon cancer and more.

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Tysabri

Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Tysabri 160,733 users)

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer has been reported by people with colon cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, preventive health care (latest reports from 31,160 Colon cancer patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

160,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri.
Among them, 134 people (0.08%) have Colon Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tysabri cause Colon cancer?

Time on Tysabri when people have Colon Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 8.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.6 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.81 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Colon Cancer when taking Tysabri *:

  • female: 68.42 %
  • male: 31.58 %

Age of people who have Colon Cancer when taking Tysabri *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.82 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 27.35 %
  • 60+: 25.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (118 people, 88.06%)
  • Crohn's Disease (8 people, 5.97%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 3.73%)
  • Muscle Spasms (4 people, 2.99%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 2.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avonex (17 people, 12.69%)
  • Provigil (9 people, 6.72%)
  • Levitra (7 people, 5.22%)
  • Imodium (7 people, 5.22%)
  • Cialis (7 people, 5.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (11 people, 8.21%)
  • Metastases To Liver (10 people, 7.46%)
  • Fatigue (10 people, 7.46%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (7 people, 5.22%)
  • Pain (6 people, 4.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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