Could Tysabri cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 160,515 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA. Among them, 2,392 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Tysabri

Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Tysabri 160,725 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

160,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri.
Among them, 2,392 people (1.49%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tysabri cause Diarrhea?

Time on Tysabri when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 10.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.51 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Tysabri *:

  • female: 79.28 %
  • male: 20.72 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Tysabri *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 5.42 %
  • 30-39: 17.56 %
  • 40-49: 30.47 %
  • 50-59: 29.99 %
  • 60+: 15.88 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avonex (363 people, 15.18%)
  • Tecfidera (102 people, 4.26%)
  • Baclofen (54 people, 2.26%)
  • Ampyra (47 people, 1.96%)
  • Neurontin (36 people, 1.51%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Tysabri, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (557 people, 23.29%)
  • Nausea (518 people, 21.66%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (442 people, 18.48%)
  • Headache (417 people, 17.43%)
  • Weakness (342 people, 14.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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