Could Actemra cause Pneumonia - from FDA reports


Summary

Pneumonia is found among people who take Actemra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 11,979 people who have side effects while taking Actemra from FDA. Among them, 629 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.

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Actemra

Actemra has active ingredients of tocilizumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Actemra 12,021 users)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,012 Pneumonia patients).

On Nov, 12, 2016

11,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Actemra.
Among them, 629 people (5.25%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actemra cause Pneumonia?

Time on Actemra when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 29.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.03 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Actemra *:

  • female: 73.7 %
  • male: 26.3 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Actemra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.65 %
  • 10-19: 2.08 %
  • 20-29: 2.46 %
  • 30-39: 4.73 %
  • 40-49: 8.52 %
  • 50-59: 20.64 %
  • 60+: 58.9 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (226 people, 35.93%)
  • Prednisone. (104 people, 16.53%)
  • Prednisolone (87 people, 13.83%)
  • Folic Acid. (68 people, 10.81%)
  • Folic Acid (63 people, 10.02%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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