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Review: could Tysabri cause Depression?





Summary: Depression is found among people who take Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 97,540 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,380 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Tysabri and have Depression >>>

Tysabri

Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Tysabri 97,681 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne.(latest reports from Depression 254,062 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 97,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 2,380 people (2.44%) have Depression.

Trend of Depression in Tysabri reports

Time on Tysabri when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression9.79%24.27%15.13%22.63%26.88%1.31%0.00%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Tysabri * :

FemaleMale
Depression76.00%24.00%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Tysabri * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.74%6.27%21.71%33.71%27.98%9.59%

Severity of Depression when taking Tysabri ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Depression ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (2,380 people, 100.00%)
  2. Depression (120 people, 5.04%)
  3. Pain (63 people, 2.65%)
  4. Muscle spasms (56 people, 2.35%)
  5. Fatigue (45 people, 1.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (342 people, 14.37%)
  2. Baclofen (110 people, 4.62%)
  3. Cymbalta (77 people, 3.24%)
  4. Neurontin (61 people, 2.56%)
  5. Ampyra (54 people, 2.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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