Review: Zithromax and Remicade
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Zithromax and Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on 97 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zithromax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Remicade (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
On Oct, 19, 2013: 97 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zithromax, Remicade are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zithromax (azithromycin)
- Remicade (infliximab)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zithromax, Remicade:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|3||Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||14|
|4||Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)||12|
|5||Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)||7|
|7||Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)||7|
|8||Hepatic Function Abnormal||7|
|9||Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)||6|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zithromax, Remicade:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Pneumonia Legionella (pneumonia caused by the bacteria legionella)||3|
|2||Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||3|
|3||Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)||3|
|4||Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)||3|
|5||Arthralgia (joint pain)||2|
|6||Liver Function Test Abnormal||2|
|7||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus)||1|
|8||Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||1|
|9||Meningitis Cryptococcal (bacterial inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges)||1|
|10||Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||1|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Crohn's disease
- Colitis ulcerative
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid
- Prednisone tab
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Vivitazy: Remicade or ulcerative colitis causing joint pain?
(for a 35 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, and takes Remicade, Mesalamine, Purinethol)
Im also on mesalamine, 6 mp and trazadone. Ive had joint pain in elbow before but i realised it was caused by taking cortenema. I stoped the med and pain went away. After my first infusion of remicade (2days) i started with the knee, ankle, elbows , wrists and hands pain. The more i do. The worst ...
(Number of patients like Vivitazy: 569)
- By Sandarroch: Stem cell treatment for radiation heart disease?
(for a 61 year old woman who has Radiation Exposure, Hodgkin's Disease, Breast Cancer Female, Heart Valve Calcification, Pleural Effusion, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Pneumonia, and takes Synthroid, Singulair, Azithromycin)
I'm trying to find ways to improve my heart valve function, as surgical repair has a low prognosis. This is because the cardiac skeleton is calcified and that means there is nothing to sew replacement valves to. Does anyone have info about use of stem cells for this? Thanks for any info.
(Number of patients like Sandarroch: 4,543)
- By Hope: I am experiencing myelodysplastic syndrome symptoms but it is said that it doesn't typically get diagnosed for people my age. although everything is spot on and i need to know whats wrong.
(for a 16 year old girl who has Crohns Disease, and takes Remicade)
I have been doing remicade treatments for about four years now. Lately I have gotten a UTI, an I get random bruises every single day, I also get super tired, my body aches, and I get fevers for hours on end without them breaking. I have no idea whats wrong because this has never happened before but ...
(Number of patients like Hope: 478)
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- By stayingaway: Azithromycin side effect skin hyperpigmentation
(for a 6 year old girl who has Skin Hyperpigmentation, and takes Azithromycin)
My 6-year-old daughter took 5-day course azithromycin 3 times in 5 months for sinus infections. Do not recall exactly when hyperpigmentation began appearing all over front of neck, but definitely by the 3rd month after initial dose, with subsequent darkening upon taking two more prescriptions within ...
(Number of patients like stayingaway: 365)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zithromax (azithromycin) is often used to treat sinusitis. Remicade (infliximab) is often used to treat crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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