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Review: could Remicade cause Brittle nails?

We study 85,066 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 (latest outcomes from 85,468 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Brittle nails

Brittle nails (abnormal nail) (latest reports from 3,087 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, high blood pressure, breast cancer metastatic, preventive health care, pain.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 85,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 4 people (0.00%) have Brittle Nails. They amount to 0.13% of all the 3,070 people who have Brittle Nails on eHealthMe.

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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