Review: could Remicade cause Anaphylactic shock?
This is a review of Anaphylactic shock (Anaphylaxis) by studying 80,113 people who take Remicade. We analyze: the time on Remicade when people have Anaphylactic shock, gender and age of these people, the severity of Anaphylactic shock, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Remicade. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,420 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Remicade include infusion related reaction, fever, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, chest pain.
Anaphylactic shock (severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance) (latest reports from 105,239 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 80,113 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 732 people (0.91%) 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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MICHAEL F CARROLL on May, 17, 2012:
I am a 69 year-old male with ankylosing spondilytis. I have treated with Enbrel and Humira, but they are not covered by Medicare. I have found the Remicade results to be better, but the infusion is, of course, inconvenient. I have been on infusion for at least 3 years. During the last 3 infusions, I experienced some mild anaphylaxis - itchy, hive like feeling - that occurred shortly after they increased the drip for the second time. Last night, I had a much stronger reaction - nasal congestion, explosive bowel movement, chills, shivering, painful muscle cramps throughout my body, and difficulty breathing. A hot of bendryl stopped the reaction. My infusion has been taking 4 hours, and following event, doctor advised to take benadryl for 3 days before infusion and to extend infusion to 6 hours.
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