Tysabri and 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 160,334 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA. Among them, 2,393 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 160,735 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,676 Diarrhea patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

160,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri.
Among them, 2,393 people (1.49%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tysabri cause Diarrhea?

Time on Tysabri when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 12.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.73 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Tysabri *:

  • female: 79.24 %
  • male: 20.76 %

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: 17.55 %
  • 40-49: 30.5 %
  • 50-59: 29.98 %
  • 60+: 15.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (2,245 people, 93.82%)
  • Crohn's Disease (72 people, 3.01%)
  • Pain (60 people, 2.51%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (52 people, 2.17%)
  • Depression (45 people, 1.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avonex (363 people, 15.17%)
  • Tecfidera (102 people, 4.26%)
  • Baclofen (56 people, 2.34%)
  • Ampyra (48 people, 2.01%)
  • Neurontin (36 people, 1.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (558 people, 23.32%)
  • Nausea (519 people, 21.69%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (443 people, 18.51%)
  • Headache (417 people, 17.43%)
  • Weakness (343 people, 14.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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