Will you have Tremor with Copegus - from FDA reports

Summary

Tremor is found among people who take Copegus, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pegasys, and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,874 people who have side effects when taking Copegus 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 ribavirin (the active ingredients of Copegus) and Copegus (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Tremor are also considered in the study.

What is Copegus?

Copegus has active ingredients of ribavirin. It is often used in hepatitis c. (latest outcomes from Copegus 14,892 users)

What is Tremor?

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 123,132 Tremor 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, 26, 2019

14,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Copegus.
Among them, 225 people (1.51%) have Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Copegus cause Tremor?

Time on Copegus when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 19.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Copegus *:

  • female: 57.21 %
  • male: 42.79 %

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Copegus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.12 %
  • 30-39: 17.42 %
  • 40-49: 26.4 %
  • 50-59: 37.64 %
  • 60+: 17.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 11 people, 4.89%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 3.56%
  3. Back Pain: 8 people, 3.56%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 6 people, 2.67%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 5 people, 2.22%
  6. Hiv Infection: 5 people, 2.22%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 3 people, 1.33%
  8. Preventive Health Care: 3 people, 1.33%
  9. Hypersensitivity: 3 people, 1.33%
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 3 people, 1.33%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Pegasys: 210 people, 93.33%
  2. Incivek: 21 people, 9.33%
  3. Xanax: 13 people, 5.78%
  4. Ribavirin: 12 people, 5.33%
  5. Nexium: 10 people, 4.44%
  6. Lexapro: 7 people, 3.11%
  7. Percocet: 7 people, 3.11%
  8. Lisinopril: 7 people, 3.11%
  9. Neurontin: 7 people, 3.11%
  10. Effexor: 7 people, 3.11%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 78 people, 34.67%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 67 people, 29.78%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 66 people, 29.33%
  4. Fever: 57 people, 25.33%
  5. Chills (felling of cold): 54 people, 24.00%
  6. Weight Decreased: 50 people, 22.22%
  7. White Blood Cell Count Decreased: 48 people, 21.33%
  8. Memory Loss: 47 people, 20.89%
  9. Dizziness: 46 people, 20.44%
  10. Rashes (redness): 46 people, 20.44%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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