Remicade and Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - from FDA reports
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 124,285 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 10, 2017
124,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 103 people (0.08%) have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia *:
- < 1 month: 4.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.73 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.73 %
- 5 - 10 years: 27.27 %
- 10+ years: 13.64 %
Gender of people who have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Remicade *:
- female: 47.42 %
- male: 52.58 %
Age of people who have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.72 %
- 30-39: 5.17 %
- 40-49: 6.9 %
- 50-59: 22.41 %
- 60+: 63.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (55 people, 53.40%)
- Crohn's Disease (18 people, 17.48%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (14 people, 13.59%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (8 people, 7.77%)
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 4.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (33 people, 32.04%)
- Folic Acid (18 people, 17.48%)
- Prednisone (9 people, 8.74%)
- Pentasa (7 people, 6.80%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 6.80%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (6 people, 5.83%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 3.88%)
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma (4 people, 3.88%)
- Heart Attack (4 people, 3.88%)
- Back Pain (4 people, 3.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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