Review: could Remicade cause Chest wall pain?
Summary: Chest wall pain could be caused by Remicade, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 85,034 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 (latest outcomes from 85,433 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Chest wall pain
Chest wall pain (latest reports from 5,866 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 85,034 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 25 people (0.03%) have Chest Wall Pain. They amount to 0.43% of all the 5,863 people who have Chest Wall Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Remicade when people have Chest wall pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest wall pain||83.33%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Chest wall pain when taking Remicade * :
|Chest wall pain||71.88%||28.12% |
Age of people who have Chest wall pain when taking Remicade * :
|Chest wall pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.00%||4.00%||12.00%||52.00%||28.00% |
Severity of Chest wall pain when taking Remicade ** :
How people recovered from Chest wall pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 48.00%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 16.00%)
- Crohn's disease (3 people, 12.00%)
- Psoriasis (1 people, 4.00%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (1 people, 4.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (15 people, 60.00%)
- Folic acid (13 people, 52.00%)
- Methotrexate (11 people, 44.00%)
- Arava (10 people, 40.00%)
- Actonel (9 people, 36.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Remicade (infliximab) is often used for crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions Remicade is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
*Began prednisone 12 months ago at 25 mg/day for colitis that was causing recurrent severe diarrhea and vomiting requiring frequent hospitalization
*Dosage gradually reduced. at 7.5 mg or less,colitis symptoms unmanagable
*Dosage remains at 10 mg/day keeping colitis under control
*experienced severe chest pains yesterday;admitted for observation
*also have very severe rheumatoid arthritis (for nearly 50 years)
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