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Review: could Tysabri cause Tooth infection (Tooth abscess)?

Summary: Tooth infection is found among people who take Tysabri, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 97,540 people who have side effects while taking Tysabri from FDA and social media. Among them, 274 have Tooth infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth infection and more.

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Tysabri has active ingredients of natalizumab. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Tysabri 97,681 users)

Tooth infection

Tooth infection (pus formation in tooth) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Tooth infection 10,778 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 97,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Tysabri. Among them, 274 people (0.28%) have Tooth Infection.

Trend of Tooth infection in Tysabri reports

Time on Tysabri when people have Tooth infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tooth infection5.63%18.31%21.13%26.76%25.35%2.82%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tooth infection when taking Tysabri * :

Tooth infection85.49%14.51%

Age of people who have Tooth infection when taking Tysabri * :

Tooth infection0.00%0.00%0.00%9.18%15.65%35.03%31.63%8.50%

Severity of Tooth infection when taking Tysabri ** :


How people recovered from Tooth infection ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (274 people, 100.00%)
  2. Crohn's disease (7 people, 2.55%)
  3. Hypertension (4 people, 1.46%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (2 people, 0.73%)
  5. Balance disorder (1 people, 0.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (52 people, 18.98%)
  2. Benadryl (7 people, 2.55%)
  3. Albuterol (3 people, 1.09%)
  4. Fluticasone propionate (2 people, 0.73%)
  5. Multi-vitamin (2 people, 0.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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