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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 97,547 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

Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 97,687 Tysabri users)

Colon cancer

Colon cancer has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, preventive health care. (latest reports from 20,071 Colon cancer patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 97,547 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 92 people (0.09%) have Colon Cancer.

Trend of Colon cancer in Tysabri reports

Time on Tysabri when people have Colon cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Colon cancer7.94%25.40%9.52%42.86%14.29%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Colon cancer66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Colon cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.34%37.11%19.59%31.96%

Severity of Colon cancer when taking Tysabri ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Colon cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (86 people, 93.48%)
  2. Crohn's disease (7 people, 7.61%)
  3. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (3 people, 3.26%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 3.26%)
  5. Muscle spasms (3 people, 3.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Provigil (7 people, 7.61%)
  2. Avonex (7 people, 7.61%)
  3. Cialis (7 people, 7.61%)
  4. Ibuprofen (7 people, 7.61%)
  5. Ditropan (7 people, 7.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Anyone experence colon cancer on enbrel?
    I used Enbrel for about 9 years and developed colon cancer. There is no family history and the particular DNA of the cancer was highly unusual for colon cancer. Has anyone else experienced colon cancer after long term Enbrel use?
  • 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.
    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?
  • Are ms patients more likely to have gall stones
    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 exhausted and little scared.
  • 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)
    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-Y. After Revlamid-Dexamethazone induction therapy, Underwent Autogus Stem Cell Transplant involving Cytoxian based mobilization, High Dose Melphlain Chemotherapy. Had good response and well tolerated. Residual disease evident by residual ledic lesions and plasma cell involvement at 5%. Then consolidation therapy in the form of VDT-Pace, off protocall, that resulted in complete profound remission. After which began maintenance therapy of revlimid, valcade, dex. Time to disease progression of 30 months. Refractory to RVD maintenance. Began 3 cycles VDT-Pace plus Melphalan. Thus contributing to current good partial remission of 3 months. Now under new maintenance of pomalyst, dex,



    NOW, PET scan and follow-up colonscopy has confirmed a Second Primary Cancer discovered in the sigmoid colon as COLON CANCER. (super rare manifestation)



    Currently, under the care of one of the top in the field of Multiple Myeloma. And had, until now considered myself rather educated on this condition..... Now, I am searching for others, i.e. patients, caregivers or professionals willing to shed light on this otherwise unknown journey of which I am about to embark. Any onsite or direction would be greatly appreciates.... I guess I am #140 of 55,600 studied MM patients!!



    Thanks for your information and encouragement!!
  • Is it safe to take beta glucan 1,3/1,6 with 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

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  • I do have Relapsing-Remitting MS. Went to doctor the other day I thought the issue in my hips, leg which is occasional in the right hip but pretty constant in the left. It is not painful- but it feels tight- and I have slight problem walking. Also having balance issues. Doctor things the hip is bursitis and not related to the MS. I think it is spasticity.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I was on Tysabri for 6 months and ended up with breast cancer 2 months after I stopped taking it. Is there a correlation. I heard if you are Brac 1 or Brac 2 positive Tysbri could be the culprit. If anyone has family members that have had cancer, check if you are BRAC positive. It could save your life or at least a horrible ordeal.

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    novocaine on Sep, 26, 2014:

    Have you considered seeing a neurologist? Sometimes incontinence can be caused by nerve problems.

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