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Review: could Tysabri cause Colon cancer?

We study 97,531 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 (latest outcomes from 97,671 users) has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.

Colon cancer

Colon cancer (latest reports from 42,301 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, preventive health care.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 97,531 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 92 people (0.09%) have Colon Cancer. They amount to 0.22% of all the 41,714 people who have Colon Cancer on eHealthMe.

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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  • have been having severe back pain on lower spine right above tail bone

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    Linda on Jun, 9, 2014:

    I reread your symptoms. It is primarily low back pain. It could be osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, possibly a slipped disc. I take back that it might be hemorrhoids as it sounds too far up. Definitely have it checked out.

    Reply

    Linda on Jun, 9, 2014:

    Did you fall on coccyx ( tailbone ) ? I had similar symptoms and was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, an autoimmune disease that affects the spine by coursing inflammation particularly in the sacral iliac joints which are located in your buttock. The pain can radiate to your back and mine sometimes goes to my hips, pelvis and sometimes down to my knee. I am a 52 year old female from their US. If you fell, you could have broken your coccyx, and that could take up to a year to feel better, ask your MD. Could be hemorrhoids, a polyp or mass and your rectum. You should definitely get it checked out.

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  • Started 7 / 17 2007. After 46 infusions stopped 3. /. 2011

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