Review: could Tysabri cause Dental caries?
Summary: Dental caries could be caused by Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, 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, 89 have Dental caries. Find out below who they are, when they have Dental caries and more.
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Tysabri (latest outcomes from 97,659 users) has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.
Dental caries (latest reports from 93,201 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 97,506 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 89 people (0.09%) have Dental Caries. They amount to 0.10% of all the 92,821 people who have Dental Caries on eHealthMe.
Time on Tysabri when people have Dental caries * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dental caries||4.55%||9.09%||31.82%||22.73%||22.73%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Dental caries when taking Tysabri * :
|Dental caries||84.54%||15.46% |
Age of people who have Dental caries when taking Tysabri * :
|Dental caries||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.57%||11.90%||25.00%||48.81%||10.71% |
Severity of Dental caries when taking Tysabri ** :
How people recovered from Dental caries ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (89 people, 100.00%)
- Convulsion (8 people, 8.99%)
- Dyskinesia (6 people, 6.74%)
- Arthralgia (3 people, 3.37%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (3 people, 3.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (15 people, 16.85%)
- Klonopin (6 people, 6.74%)
- Wellbutrin (3 people, 3.37%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 3.37%)
- Vimpat (3 people, 3.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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