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Review: could Tysabri cause Pulmonary embolism?

Summary: Pulmonary embolism could be caused by Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Baclofen, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 97,520 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA and social media. Among them, 399 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism and more.

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Tysabri

Tysabri (latest outcomes from 97,659 users) has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis.

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) (latest reports from 335,870 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 97,506 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 399 people (0.41%) have Pulmonary Embolism. They amount to 0.12% of all the 334,904 people who have Pulmonary Embolism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pulmonary embolism in Tysabri reports

Time on Tysabri when people have Pulmonary embolism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pulmonary embolism11.05%31.40%13.37%20.35%23.84%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Pulmonary embolism71.30%28.70%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pulmonary embolism0.00%0.00%0.00%9.27%17.79%35.09%28.32%9.52%

Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Tysabri ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (340 people, 85.21%)
  2. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (56 people, 14.04%)
  3. Pain (17 people, 4.26%)
  4. Crohn's disease (16 people, 4.01%)
  5. Depression (14 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Baclofen (57 people, 14.29%)
  2. Avonex (40 people, 10.03%)
  3. Provigil (20 people, 5.01%)
  4. Lyrica (18 people, 4.51%)
  5. Gabapentin (17 people, 4.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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