Aubagio and Spinal pain - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Spinal pain is found among people who take Aubagio, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Aubagio and have Spinal pain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,868 people who have side effects when taking Aubagio from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Aug, 17, 2022

43,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Aubagio.
Among them, 60 people (0.14%) have Spinal pain.

What is Aubagio?

Aubagio has active ingredients of teriflunomide. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. eHealthMe is studying from 37,259 Aubagio users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Spinal pain?

Spinal pain (pain in spine) is found to be associated with 877 drugs and 617 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Aubagio and Spinal pain reports submitted per year:

Could Aubagio cause Spinal pain?

Time on Aubagio when people have Spinal pain *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Spinal pain when taking Aubagio *:

  • female: 74.07 %
  • male: 25.93 %

Age of people who have Spinal pain when taking Aubagio *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2 %
  • 20-29: 2 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 12 %
  • 50-59: 60 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Common drugs people take besides Aubagio *:

  1. Vitamin D3: 11 people, 18.33%
  2. Cymbalta: 7 people, 11.67%
  3. Zanaflex: 6 people, 10.00%
  4. Metformin: 5 people, 8.33%
  5. Vitamin D: 5 people, 8.33%
  6. Vitamin B12: 5 people, 8.33%
  7. Robaxin: 4 people, 6.67%
  8. Lasix: 4 people, 6.67%
  9. Iron Dextran: 3 people, 5.00%
  10. Nitrostat: 3 people, 5.00%

Common side effects people have besides Spinal pain *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 31 people, 51.67%
  2. Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 28 people, 46.67%
  3. Weakness: 28 people, 46.67%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 26 people, 43.33%
  5. Neck Pain: 23 people, 38.33%
  6. Pain In Extremity: 23 people, 38.33%
  7. Hair Loss: 22 people, 36.67%
  8. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 21 people, 35.00%
  9. Memory Loss: 20 people, 33.33%
  10. Gait Disturbance: 20 people, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 6 people, 10.00%
  2. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 6 people, 10.00%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 6.67%
  4. Sleep Disorder: 4 people, 6.67%
  5. Vitamin D Decreased: 3 people, 5.00%
  6. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 3 people, 5.00%
  7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness): 3 people, 5.00%
  8. Back Pain: 3 people, 5.00%
  9. Pain In Extremity: 3 people, 5.00%
  10. Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves): 3 people, 5.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Aubagio and have Spinal pain?

Check whether Spinal pain is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on teriflunomide (the active ingredients of Aubagio) and Aubagio (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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