Review: could Remicade cause Brittle nails?
Summary: Brittle nails could be caused by Remicade, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also take Tylenol-500, and have Colitis ulcerative.
We study 85,034 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 (latest outcomes from 85,433 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Brittle nails (abnormal nail) (latest reports from 3,007 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, high blood pressure, breast cancer metastatic, preventive health care, acupuncture and pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 85,034 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 3,005 people who have Brittle Nails on eHealthMe.
Time on Remicade when people have Brittle nails * :
Gender of people who have Brittle nails when taking Remicade * :
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Age of people who have Brittle nails when taking Remicade * :
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Severity of Brittle nails when taking Remicade ** :
How people recovered from Brittle nails ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Colitis ulcerative (3 people, 75.00%)
- Polyarthritis (2 people, 50.00%)
- Crohn's disease (2 people, 50.00%)
- Pyrexia (2 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tylenol-500 (2 people, 50.00%)
- Metamucil (1 people, 25.00%)
- Zantac (1 people, 25.00%)
- Prednisone tab (1 people, 25.00%)
- Arava (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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