Review: could Tysabri cause Colon cancer?
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 Provigil, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 97,540 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Colon cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Colon cancer and more.
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Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Tysabri 97,681 users)
Colon cancer has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, preventive health care.(latest reports from Colon cancer 20,070 patients)
On Dec, 1, 2014: 97,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 92 people (0.09%) have Colon Cancer.
Time on Tysabri when people have Colon cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Colon cancer||7.94%||25.40%||9.52%||42.86%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Colon cancer when taking Tysabri * :
|Colon cancer||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Colon cancer when taking Tysabri * :
|Colon cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.34%||37.11%||19.59%||31.96% |
Severity of Colon cancer when taking Tysabri ** :
How people recovered from Colon cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (86 people, 93.48%)
- Crohn's disease (7 people, 7.61%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (3 people, 3.26%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 3.26%)
- Muscle spasms (3 people, 3.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Provigil (7 people, 7.61%)
- Avonex (7 people, 7.61%)
- Cialis (7 people, 7.61%)
- Ibuprofen (7 people, 7.61%)
- Ditropan (7 people, 7.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- How do you justify the seemingly wild and alarming claim that 2,583 out of 90,294 people using tysabri get pml? this is far fetched according to fda reports.
(Asked by a 54 year old man who has MS, and takes Tysabri)
Wild and alarming figures about getting PML from Tysabri. The numbers given are vastly greater than those of any other reporting site. Is reporting from social media sites reputable, in this case?
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(Asked by a 57 year old woman who has MS, and takes Tysabri)
I always have had stomach issues but since I was diagnosed and started different ms treatments they have worsened . Is it the meds or the ms? My doctor says tysabri doesn't cause nausea and yet the first couple of days after infusion I am nauseous . I also have bouts of diarrhea , I getting exhauste ...
- Is there anyone who has information or experience with refractory multiple myeloma and the development of a second primary cancer in the colon (colon cancer)
(Asked by a 64 year old man who has Multiple Myleoma (Refractory), Colon Cancer, and takes Revlimid, Cytoxan, Melphalan Hydrochloride, Dextrose 5% In Plastic Container, Zometa, Thalomid)
Diagnosed May 2009 with Stage IV, IGg Kappa Multiple Myeloma. Presented with pneumonia, 2 rib fractures, anemia, elevated serum m-protein, over 100 bone lesions, 78% plasma cells in bone marrow. No organ involvement. Chromosomal mutations, deletions, and transposition. Evaluated as low risk. 52 X- ...
- Is it safe to take beta glucan 1,3/1,6 with coumadin
(Asked by a 70 year old man who has Colon Cancer, Blood Clot, and takes Coumadin)
was taking chemo and developed blood clot in port and superior vena cava - port was removed, chemo was stopped, and he is now taking Coumadin. Would like to continue supplements, such as the beta glucan, but wanted to check for interactions with the coumadin
- My appendix was removed during a c-section when i was 24. i was diagnosed with ms at the age of 37. could there be any correlation between these events?
(Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, and takes Avonex, Betaseron, Rebif, Dexamethasone, Ampyra, Novantrone, Tysabri, Baclofen, Ibuprofen, Provigil, Benadryl, Tylenol, Claritin)
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