Review: could Remicade cause Chest Wall Pain?


Summary

Chest wall 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 Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 117,000 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Chest wall pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest wall pain 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 117,367 users)

Chest Wall Pain

Chest wall pain has been reported by people with indigestion, arteriopathic disease, gallstones, insomnia, angina unstable (latest reports from 1,054 Chest wall pain patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

117,000 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 25 people (0.02%) have Chest Wall Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Chest wall pain?

Time on Remicade when people have Chest Wall Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 76.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Wall Pain when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 64 %
  • male: 36 %

Age of people who have Chest Wall Pain when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 36.84 %
  • 60+: 36.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people, 44.00%)
  • Arthritis (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Crohn's Disease (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Relapsing Polychondritis (1 person, 4.00%)
  • Psoriasis (1 person, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (9 people, 36.00%)
  • Folic Acid (8 people, 32.00%)
  • Vioxx (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Methotrexate (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Fosamax (5 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (8 people, 32.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Nephrolithiasis (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Dysphagia (4 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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