Will you have Incontinence with Betaseron - from FDA reports

Summary

Incontinence is found among people who take Betaseron, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Copaxone, and have Gait disturbance. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,827 people who have side effects when taking Betaseron from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on interferon beta-1b (the active ingredients of Betaseron) and Betaseron (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Incontinence are also considered in the study.

What is Betaseron?

Betaseron has active ingredients of interferon beta-1b. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Betaseron 23,954 users)

What is Incontinence?

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 11,362 Incontinence patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 10, 2019

23,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Betaseron.
Among them, 54 people (0.23%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Betaseron cause Incontinence?

Time on Betaseron when people have Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Betaseron *:

  • female: 67.92 %
  • male: 32.08 %

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Betaseron *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 8.7 %
  • 40-49: 6.52 %
  • 50-59: 56.52 %
  • 60+: 26.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (a stage of ms which comes after relapsing remitting ms in many cases): 7 people, 12.96%
  2. Gait Disturbance: 7 people, 12.96%
  3. Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (primary progressive inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged): 4 people, 7.41%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 7.41%
  5. Vision Blurred: 3 people, 5.56%
  6. Joint Pain: 3 people, 5.56%
  7. Diplopia (double vision): 3 people, 5.56%
  8. Eye Pain: 3 people, 5.56%
  9. Fall: 3 people, 5.56%
  10. Night Sweats (sweating in night): 3 people, 5.56%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Copaxone: 9 people, 16.67%
  2. Gabapentin: 7 people, 12.96%
  3. Avonex: 6 people, 11.11%
  4. Naproxen: 5 people, 9.26%
  5. Ampyra: 5 people, 9.26%
  6. Vicodin: 5 people, 9.26%
  7. Solu-Medrol: 4 people, 7.41%
  8. Aricept: 4 people, 7.41%
  9. Baclofen: 3 people, 5.56%
  10. Emla: 3 people, 5.56%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 20 people, 37.04%
  2. Urinary Tract Infection: 17 people, 31.48%
  3. Fall: 16 people, 29.63%
  4. Memory Loss: 15 people, 27.78%
  5. Balance Disorder: 15 people, 27.78%
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 14 people, 25.93%
  7. Mobility Decreased (ability to move is reduced): 13 people, 24.07%
  8. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 11 people, 20.37%
  9. Gait Disturbance: 11 people, 20.37%
  10. Diarrhea: 10 people, 18.52%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you have Incontinence while taking Betaseron?


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