Will you have Als with Synagis - from FDA reports

Summary

Als is reported only by a few people who take Synagis. We study 10,700 people who have side effects while taking Synagis from FDA. Among them, 2 have Als. Find out below who they are, when they have Als and more.



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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on palivizumab (the active ingredients of Synagis) and Synagis (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Als are also considered in the study.

What is Synagis?

Synagis has active ingredients of palivizumab. (latest outcomes from Synagis 10,706 users)

What is Als?

Als (als is the death of both upper and lower motor neurons in the motor cortex of the brain, the brain stem, and the spinal cord) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, hyperlipidaemia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 2,725 Als 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

10,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Synagis.
Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Als


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synagis cause Als?

Gender of people who have Als when taking Synagis *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Als when taking Synagis *:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Sinemet: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Colace: 1 person, 50.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing): 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Pneumonitis Aspiration (acute lung injury after the inhalation of regurgitated gastric contents): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Hypertonia (abnormal increase in muscle tension and a reduced ability of a muscle to stretch): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Fever: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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