Tysabri and Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy - from FDA reports
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy 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 Baclofen, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy with Tysabri. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 164,507 people who have side effects when taking Tysabri from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 28, 2017
164,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri.
Among them, 4,202 people (2.55%) have Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tysabri when people have Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy *:
- < 1 month: 1.8 %
- 1 - 6 months: 2.54 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.94 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.8 %
- 2 - 5 years: 64.63 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.21 %
- 10+ years: 0.09 %
Gender of people who have Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy when taking Tysabri *:
- female: 68.65 %
- male: 31.35 %
Age of people who have Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy when taking Tysabri *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.03 %
- 10-19: 0.88 %
- 20-29: 6.0 %
- 30-39: 24.15 %
- 40-49: 37.1 %
- 50-59: 22.4 %
- 60+: 9.39 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (3,061 people, 72.85%)
- Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (916 people, 21.80%)
- Depression (223 people, 5.31%)
- Muscle Spasticity (155 people, 3.69%)
- Pain (141 people, 3.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Baclofen (234 people, 5.57%)
- Lyrica (153 people, 3.64%)
- Avonex (121 people, 2.88%)
- Neurontin (108 people, 2.57%)
- Prozac (90 people, 2.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Immune Reconstitution Syndrome (867 people, 20.63%)
- Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (581 people, 13.83%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (220 people, 5.24%)
- Convulsion (188 people, 4.47%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (183 people, 4.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease caused by opportunistic infection of brain cells) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 7,639 Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy patients).
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