Review: could Remicade cause Back Pain?


Back pain is found among people who take Remicade, 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 97,680 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,531 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Remicade 97,983 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 126,425 Back pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

97,680 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 1,531 people (1.57%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Back pain?

Time on Remicade when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.34 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.6 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.66 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 68.81 %
  • male: 31.19 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 5.94 %
  • 20-29: 8.53 %
  • 30-39: 10.08 %
  • 40-49: 19.72 %
  • 50-59: 19.72 %
  • 60+: 35.83 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Remicade **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Back Pain **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (457 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (395 people)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (100 people)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (95 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (78 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (354 people)
  • Prednisone (268 people)
  • Folic Acid (190 people)
  • Benadryl (121 people)
  • Tylenol (98 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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