Review: could Remicade cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?


Summary

Chronic fatigue syndrome is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Accutane, and have Folliculitis . We study 95,825 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic fatigue syndrome and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Remicade 96,123 users)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 2,535 Chronic fatigue syndrome patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

95,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 21 people (0.02%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?

Time on Remicade when people have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.56 %
  • 20-29: 50.0 %
  • 30-39: 27.78 %
  • 40-49: 5.56 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Severity if Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when taking Remicade **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Folliculitis (11 people)
  • Acne (9 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (5 people)
  • Psoriasis (5 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (11 people)
  • Keflex (11 people)
  • Hibiclens (11 people)
  • Accutane (11 people)
  • Enbrel (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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