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Review: could Remicade cause Cholelithiasis?

Summary: Cholelithiasis could be caused by Remicade, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 85,034 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 284 have Cholelithiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Cholelithiasis and more.

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Remicade

Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,433 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts) (latest reports from 194,575 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, acne, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 85,034 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 284 people (0.33%) have Cholelithiasis. They amount to 0.15% of all the 194,427 people who have Cholelithiasis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cholelithiasis in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Cholelithiasis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cholelithiasis59.26%11.11%3.70%1.23%13.58%11.11%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cholelithiasis when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Cholelithiasis63.31%36.69%

Age of people who have Cholelithiasis when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cholelithiasis0.00%0.23%0.47%3.26%12.82%11.42%22.38%49.42%

Severity of Cholelithiasis when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cholelithiasis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (284 people, 100.00%)
  2. Crohn's disease (156 people, 54.93%)
  3. Prophylaxis (118 people, 41.55%)
  4. Anaemia (95 people, 33.45%)
  5. Gastric ulcer (95 people, 33.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (280 people, 98.59%)
  2. Prednisolone (126 people, 44.37%)
  3. Vitamin b complex cap (119 people, 41.90%)
  4. Folic acid (118 people, 41.55%)
  5. Voltaren (115 people, 40.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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