Remicade and Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 119,153 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA. Among them, 103 have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 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 120,172 users)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)) has been reported by people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia (latest reports from 20,302 Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 103 people (0.09%) have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia?

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.

** Reports from social media are used.

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