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Betaseron (Interferon Beta-1B) - Musculoskeletal Stiffness - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Musculoskeletal Stiffness ()

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Betaseron (Interferon Beta-1B) where reactions include musculoskeletal stiffness. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Betaseron side effects in 57 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-19

Patient: 57 year old female

Reactions: Chills, Faecal Incontinence, Headache, Muscle Rigidity, Feeling Cold, Tremor, Convulsion, Fatigue, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Hypersomnia, Influenza Like Illness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod

Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Indication: Progressive Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2010-06-04

Other drugs received by patient: Zoloft; Aspirin; Baclofen; Calcium



Possible Betaseron side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-15

Patient: 43 year old female

Reactions: Myalgia, Fatigue, Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: 0.188 mg,weeks 5-6
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: 0.125 mg, weeks 3-4
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: 0.063 mg, weeks 1-2
    Start date: 2012-03-01



Possible Betaseron side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-05-07

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Oedema Peripheral, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pyrexia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron

Other drugs received by patient: Nexium; Baclofen



Possible Betaseron side effects in 41 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-04-16

Patient: 41 year old male

Reactions: Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: .250 mg, unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2006-01-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-04-01



Possible Betaseron side effects in 46 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-05

Patient: 46 year old female

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Muscular Weakness, Condition Aggravated, Multiple Sclerosis Relapse, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Platelet Count Decreased, Splenomegaly, Multiple Sclerosis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Start date: 2011-10-24
    End date: 2012-01-03

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2010-12-01
    End date: 2010-12-03

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-01-24
    End date: 2011-07-15

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-12-13
    End date: 2011-01-03

Betaseron
    Dosage: 2 miu, qod
    Start date: 2012-02-20



Possible Betaseron side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-03-01

Patient: 54 year old female

Reactions: Back Pain, Movement Disorder, Osteoporosis, Immunodeficiency, Paralysis, Gastritis, Fatigue, Insomnia, Deafness Unilateral, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, DRY Eye, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Blindness, Influenza

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron

Other drugs received by patient: Fluoxetine



Possible Betaseron side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2012-01-30

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Hyperkeratosis, Pruritus, Lymphadenopathy, Tongue Discolouration, Injection Site Inflammation, Urinary Incontinence, Headache, Malaise, Dyspepsia, Mood Altered, Oedema Peripheral, DRY Mouth, Breath Odour, Eye Pruritus, Blister, Cough, Back Pain, Gingival Bleeding, Pain in Extremity, Acute Abdomen, Nail Hypertrophy, Nail Growth Abnormal, Hypoaesthesia, Micturition Urgency, Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Dysphonia, Joint Swelling, Thyroid Disorder, Adverse Drug Reaction, Constipation, Skin Fissures, Myalgia, Injection Site Reaction, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Dizziness, Oedema, Dyspnoea, Madarosis, Swelling Face, Nail Discolouration, Rhinorrhoea, Injection Site Pain, Muscular Weakness, Rash, Mucosal Dryness, Alopecia, Visual Impairment, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, DRY Eye

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron



Possible Betaseron side effects in 62 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-18

Patient: 62 year old female

Reactions: Incoherent, Grand MAL Convulsion, Muscular Weakness, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Fall, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-10-01
    End date: 2010-11-02

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2009-12-01
    End date: 2009-12-28

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-09-11
    End date: 2010-09-15

Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Start date: 2011-04-15
    End date: 2012-01-09

Other drugs received by patient: Anticonvulsive



Possible Betaseron side effects in 58 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-05

Patient: 58 year old female

Reactions: Myalgia, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron



Possible Betaseron side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-03

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Agitation, Superficial Injury of Eye, Wound Haemorrhage, Loss of Consciousness, Incontinence, Multiple Sclerosis, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Hypotension, Tremor, Convulsion, Incoherent, HIP Fracture, Insomnia, Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Mobility Decreased, Device Material Issue, Confusional State, Chills, Dyskinesia, Fall, Feeling Cold, Eye Haemorrhage, Fatigue, Coronary Artery Thrombosis, Neck Pain, Chest Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Depression, Urinary Tract Infection, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Amnesia, Grand MAL Convulsion, Syncope, Blood Potassium Decreased, Diarrhoea, Arthralgia, Respiratory Arrest, Gait Disturbance, Feeling Abnormal, Face Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Indication: Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2002-12-18
    End date: 2006-05-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: betaject
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-10-10

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-06-12
    End date: 2008-06-17

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-10-01

Vaccine Against Influenza
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-07-15
    End date: 2008-10-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Other drugs received by patient: Blood Pressure Medication (Nos); Corticosteroids; Corticosteroids; Copaxone; Oxygen; Diuretics; Copaxone; Naproxen (Aleve)



Possible Betaseron side effects in 83 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2011-12-22

Patient: 83 year old female

Reactions: Jaundice, Back Pain, Abdominal Pain, Malaise, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Quinine
    Dosage: unk

Allopurinol
    Dosage: unk

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: unk

Temazepam
    Dosage: unk

Motrin IB
    Dosage: unk

Hydrochlorothiazide
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Altace
    Dosage: unk

Aspirin
    Dosage: unk

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk

Plavix
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 2
    Dosage: unk

Nifedipine
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 3

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk

Glycerin / 00200601 /
    Dosage: unk

Robaxacet
    Dosage: unk

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk

Lactulose
    Dosage: unk

Terazosin HCL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Betaseron side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-20

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Agitation, Superficial Injury of Eye, Wound Haemorrhage, Loss of Consciousness, Incontinence, Multiple Sclerosis, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Hypotension, Convulsion, Tremor, Incoherent, HIP Fracture, Insomnia, Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Mobility Decreased, Confusional State, Device Material Issue, Chills, Dyskinesia, Fall, Feeling Cold, Eye Haemorrhage, Fatigue, Neck Pain, Coronary Artery Thrombosis, Chest Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Depression, Urinary Tract Infection, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Amnesia, Grand MAL Convulsion, Syncope, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Blood Potassium Decreased, Respiratory Arrest, Gait Disturbance, Feeling Abnormal, Face Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vaccine Against Influenza
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-07-15
    End date: 2008-10-01

Betaseron
    Indication: Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2002-12-18
    End date: 2006-05-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: betaject
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-10-10

Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-06-12
    End date: 2008-06-17

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-10-01

Other drugs received by patient: Diuretics; Oxygen; Corticosteroids; Copaxone; Copaxone; Naproxen (Aleve); Blood Pressure Medication (Nos); Corticosteroids



Possible Betaseron side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-14

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Agitation, Weight Decreased, Superficial Injury of Eye, Wound Haemorrhage, Loss of Consciousness, Incontinence, Multiple Sclerosis, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Hypotension, Convulsion, Tremor, HIP Fracture, Incoherent, Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Mobility Decreased, Device Material Issue, Confusional State, Dyskinesia, Fall, Feeling Cold, Eye Haemorrhage, Fatigue, Coronary Artery Thrombosis, Neck Pain, Chest Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Depression, Urinary Tract Infection, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Amnesia, Grand MAL Convulsion, Syncope, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Blood Potassium Decreased, Respiratory Arrest, Gait Disturbance, Feeling Abnormal, Face Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Indication: Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-07-15
    End date: 2008-10-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: 8 miu, qod
    Start date: 2011-10-31

Betaseron
    Dosage: betaject
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-06-12
    End date: 2008-06-17

Betaseron
    Start date: 2002-12-18
    End date: 2006-05-01

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk
    End date: 2011-10-31

Betaseron
    Start date: 2008-10-01

Other drugs received by patient: Corticosteroids; Blood Pressure Medication (Nos); Diuretics; Corticosteroids; Copaxone; Oxygen; Copaxone



Possible Betaseron side effects in 83 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2011-12-12

Patient: 83 year old female

Reactions: Jaundice, Back Pain, Abdominal Pain, Malaise, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ibuprofen
    Dosage: unk

Glycerin
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Nifedipine
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 2
    Dosage: unk

Hydrochlorothiazide
    Dosage: unk

Plavix
    Dosage: unk

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk

Quinine
    Dosage: unk

Altace
    Dosage: unk

Allopurinol
    Dosage: unk

Robaxacet
    Dosage: unk

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk

Aspirin
    Dosage: unk

Motrin IB
    Dosage: unk

Temazepam
    Dosage: unk

Terazosin HCL
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 3
    Dosage: unk

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk

Lactulose
    Dosage: unk



Possible Betaseron side effects in 83 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2011-12-02

Patient: 83 year old female

Reactions: Back Pain, Jaundice, Abdominal Pain, Malaise, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Allopurinol
    Dosage: unk

Lactulose
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 2
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 3

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: unk

Sertraline
    Dosage: unk

Nifedipine
    Dosage: unk

Hydrochlorothiazide
    Dosage: unk

Terazosin
    Dosage: unk

Glycerin / 00200601 /
    Dosage: unk

Motrin IB
    Dosage: unk

Altace
    Dosage: unk

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Plavix
    Dosage: unk

Robaxacet
    Dosage: unk

Aspirin
    Dosage: unk

Quinine
    Dosage: unk

Temazepam
    Dosage: unk

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk



Possible Betaseron side effects in 83 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2011-11-30

Patient: 83 year old female

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Back Pain, Jaundice, Malaise, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Temazepam
    Dosage: unk

Terazosin HCL
    Dosage: unk

Aspirin
    Dosage: unk

Betaseron
    Dosage: unk

Motrin IB
    Dosage: unk

Lactulose
    Dosage: unk

Glycerin
    Dosage: unk

Robaxacet
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Hydrochlorothiazide
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 2
    Dosage: unk

Quinine
    Dosage: unk

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: unk

Nifedipine
    Dosage: unk

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk

Altace
    Dosage: unk

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 3
    Dosage: unk

Allopurinol
    Dosage: unk

Plavix
    Dosage: unk

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk



Possible Betaseron side effects in 36 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-09

Patient: 36 year old female, weighing 47.2 kg (103.8 pounds)

Reactions: Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Muscle Twitching

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Betaseron
    Dosage: 1 ml, qod

Betaseron
    Dosage: 0.75 ml, qod

Betaseron
    Dosage: 0.5 ml, qod

Betaseron
    Dosage: 0.25 ml, qod

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine Sodium; Gabapentin; Amitriptyline HCL; Zolpidem; Tylenol Cold

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