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Review: could Remicade cause Brittle nails (Nail abnormalities)?





Summary: Brittle nails is reported only by a few people who take Remicade.

We study 85,085 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Brittle nails. Find out below who they are, when they have Brittle nails and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 85,488 users)

Brittle nails

Brittle nails (abnormal nail) has been reported by people with breast cancer, high blood pressure, breast cancer metastatic, preventive health care, pain.(latest reports from Brittle nails 570 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 85,082 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 4 people (0.00%) have Brittle Nails.

Trend of Brittle nails in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Brittle nails * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Brittle nails when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Brittle nails100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Brittle nails when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Brittle nails0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Brittle nails when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Brittle nails ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Colitis ulcerative (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Polyarthritis (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Crohn's disease (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Pyrexia (2 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tylenol-500 (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Metamucil (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Zantac (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Prednisone tab (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Arava (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Is it safe to take pravastin while on remicade?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, High Blood Cholesterol, and takes Remicade, Pravastatin Sodium, Zoloft, Synthroid)
    I have just started on Remicade and this drug scares the heck out of me! However it is being used as a last resort as no other medications were bring my ulcerative colitis under control I am very concerned about drug interactions and can't seem to get any straight answers from my doctor or the pha ...
  • Do nails recover from onycholysis and re-attach
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Onycholysis, and takes Gleevec)
    Have been on Imatinib (Glivec) almost 3 years. 6 months ago nails became discoloured and partly separated from finger. Separation is still spreading down nail. Could I lose nail(s)? Will nails recover and will new nail growth be attached to fingers?
  • Remicade or ulcerative colitis causing joint pain?
    (Asked by a 35 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, and takes Remicade, Mesalamine, Purinethol)
    Im also on mesalamine, 6 mp and trazadone. Ive had joint pain in elbow before but i realised it was caused by taking cortenema. I stoped the med and pain went away. After my first infusion of remicade (2days) i started with the knee, ankle, elbows , wrists and hands pain. The more i do. The worst ...
  • I am experiencing myelodysplastic syndrome symptoms but it is said that it doesn't typically get diagnosed for people my age. although everything is spot on and i need to know whats wrong.
    (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 ...
  • Does anyone know how to treat a swollen foot? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Crohn's Disease, and takes Remicade)
    I have been on Remicade for 6 months and I am now i am thinking i am having side effects from this drug! My left foot swollen and very painful. Has anyone experienced any side effects like this?

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