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Review: could Remicade cause Anaphylactic shock (Anaphylaxis)?

We study 85,073 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

Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,475 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Anaphylactic shock

Anaphylactic shock (severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance) (latest reports from 109,224 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 85,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 732 people (0.86%) have Anaphylactic Shock.

Trend of Anaphylactic shock in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Anaphylactic shock * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylactic shock63.72%12.56%6.05%9.77%6.98%0.93%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylactic shock when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylactic shock61.95%38.05%

Age of people who have Anaphylactic shock when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylactic shock0.00%8.00%22.49%13.94%16.94%9.98%14.89%13.78%

Severity of Anaphylactic shock when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anaphylactic shock ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (545 people, 74.45%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (284 people, 38.80%)
  3. Psoriasis (84 people, 11.48%)
  4. Colitis ulcerative (77 people, 10.52%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (74 people, 10.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (284 people, 38.80%)
  2. Prednisolone (148 people, 20.22%)
  3. Prednisone (114 people, 15.57%)
  4. Pentasa (113 people, 15.44%)
  5. Folic acid (92 people, 12.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 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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