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Review: could Remicade cause Anaphylactic shock (Anaphylaxis)?
Summary: Anaphylactic shock is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Crohn's disease.
We study 85,082 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 732 have Anaphylactic shock. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylactic shock and more.
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Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,486 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Anaphylactic shock (severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance) (latest reports from 109,201 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 85,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 732 people (0.86%) have Anaphylactic Shock.
Time on Remicade when people have Anaphylactic shock * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Anaphylactic shock||63.72%||12.56%||6.05%||9.77%||6.98%||0.93%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Anaphylactic shock when taking Remicade * :
|Anaphylactic shock||61.95%||38.05% |
Age of people who have Anaphylactic shock when taking Remicade * :
|Anaphylactic shock||0.00%||8.00%||22.49%||13.94%||16.94%||9.98%||14.89%||13.78% |
Severity of Anaphylactic shock when taking Remicade ** :
How people recovered from Anaphylactic shock ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (545 people, 74.45%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (284 people, 38.80%)
- Psoriasis (84 people, 11.48%)
- Colitis ulcerative (77 people, 10.52%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (74 people, 10.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (284 people, 38.80%)
- Prednisolone (148 people, 20.22%)
- Prednisone (114 people, 15.57%)
- Pentasa (113 people, 15.44%)
- Folic acid (92 people, 12.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Asked by 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 ...
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