Will you have Complex regional pain syndrome with Copaxone - from FDA reports

Summary

Complex regional pain syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Copaxone. We study 41,238 people who have side effects while taking Copaxone from FDA. Among them, 3 have Complex regional pain syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Complex regional pain syndrome and more.



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The study is based on glatiramer acetate (the active ingredients of Copaxone) and Copaxone (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Complex regional pain syndrome are also considered in the study.

What is Copaxone?

Copaxone has active ingredients of glatiramer acetate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from Copaxone 41,766 users)

What is Complex regional pain syndrome?

Complex regional pain syndrome (long lasting pain condition most often affecting one of the limbs (arms, legs, hands, or feet)) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, complex regional pain syndrome, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 3,913 Complex regional pain syndrome patients).

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On Mar, 14, 2019

41,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Copaxone.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Complex regional pain syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Copaxone cause Complex regional pain syndrome?

Gender of people who have Complex regional pain syndrome when taking Copaxone *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Complex regional pain syndrome when taking Copaxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 66.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zanaflex: 2 people, 66.67%
  2. Diovan: 2 people, 66.67%
  3. Ambien Cr: 2 people, 66.67%
  4. Cymbalta: 2 people, 66.67%
  5. Cytomel: 2 people, 66.67%
  6. Mirapex: 2 people, 66.67%
  7. Marinol: 2 people, 66.67%
  8. Vytorin: 2 people, 66.67%
  9. Lasix: 2 people, 66.67%
  10. Coq10: 1 person, 33.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Gait Disturbance: 3 people, 100.00%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 100.00%
  3. Pain In Extremity: 3 people, 100.00%
  4. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 2 people, 66.67%
  5. Heart Rate Increased: 2 people, 66.67%
  6. Hyperaesthesia: 2 people, 66.67%
  7. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 2 people, 66.67%
  8. Erythromelalgia (episodes of pain, redness, and swelling in various parts of the body): 2 people, 66.67%
  9. Drug Ineffective: 2 people, 66.67%
  10. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (long lasting infection of nerves outside brain and spinal cord): 2 people, 66.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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