Review: could Tysabri cause Pulmonary Embolism?


Summary

Pulmonary embolism 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 157,866 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA and social media. Among them, 579 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism and more.

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Tysabri

Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Tysabri 158,076 users)

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, haemorrhage, international normalised ratio increased, chest pain (latest reports from 89,643 Pulmonary embolism patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

157,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri.
Among them, 579 people (0.37%) have Pulmonary Embolism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tysabri cause Pulmonary embolism?

Time on Tysabri when people have Pulmonary Embolism *:

  • < 1 month: 12.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.92 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pulmonary Embolism when taking Tysabri *:

  • female: 69.55 %
  • male: 30.45 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Embolism when taking Tysabri *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.39 %
  • 20-29: 8.68 %
  • 30-39: 19.53 %
  • 40-49: 32.54 %
  • 50-59: 27.42 %
  • 60+: 11.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (477 people, 82.38%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (63 people, 10.88%)
  • Contraception (30 people, 5.18%)
  • Pain (28 people, 4.84%)
  • Depression (20 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avonex (62 people, 10.71%)
  • Baclofen (60 people, 10.36%)
  • Lyrica (30 people, 5.18%)
  • Yaz (24 people, 4.15%)
  • Lexapro (24 people, 4.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (106 people, 18.31%)
  • Pneumonia (59 people, 10.19%)
  • Thrombosis (44 people, 7.60%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (41 people, 7.08%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (41 people, 7.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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