Who have Faecal incontinence with Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports


Faecal incontinence is found among people with Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, take medication Tysabri and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 914 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 24, 2019

914 people who have Multiple Sclerosis and Faecal Incontinence are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis and experience Faecal Incontinence *:

  • female: 76.1 %
  • male: 23.9 %

Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis and experience Faecal Incontinence *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 4.7 %
  • 30-39: 12.75 %
  • 40-49: 29.13 %
  • 50-59: 31.81 %
  • 60+: 21.34 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Depression: 24 people, 2.63%
  2. Pain: 23 people, 2.52%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 15 people, 1.64%
  4. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 15 people, 1.64%
  5. Gait Disturbance: 9 people, 0.98%
  6. Constipation: 9 people, 0.98%
  7. High Blood Pressure: 9 people, 0.98%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 8 people, 0.88%
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 7 people, 0.77%
  10. Diabetes: 6 people, 0.66%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Tysabri: 322 people, 35.23%
  2. Avonex: 291 people, 31.84%
  3. Rebif: 116 people, 12.69%
  4. Tecfidera: 89 people, 9.74%
  5. Aubagio: 52 people, 5.69%
  6. Gilenya: 44 people, 4.81%
  7. Baclofen: 40 people, 4.38%
  8. Neurontin: 40 people, 4.38%
  9. Copaxone: 37 people, 4.05%
  10. Betaseron: 28 people, 3.06%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination): 371 people, 40.59%
  2. Weakness: 185 people, 20.24%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 171 people, 18.71%
  4. Fall: 167 people, 18.27%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 163 people, 17.83%
  6. Gait Disturbance: 140 people, 15.32%
  7. Diarrhea: 139 people, 15.21%
  8. Memory Loss: 133 people, 14.55%
  9. Urinary Tract Infection: 110 people, 12.04%
  10. Headache (pain in head): 101 people, 11.05%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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