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Review: could Remicade cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?

We study 85,067 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic fatigue syndrome and more.

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Remicade

Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,475 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue) (latest reports from 13,151 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 85,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 20 people (0.02%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. They amount to 0.15% of all the 13,056 people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chronic fatigue syndrome in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Chronic fatigue syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Chronic fatigue syndrome71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%0.00%5.56%50.00%27.78%11.11%0.00%5.56%

Severity of Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Remicade ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Chronic fatigue syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Folliculitis (11 people, 55.00%)
  2. Acne (9 people, 45.00%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (5 people, 25.00%)
  4. Psoriasis (5 people, 25.00%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hibiclens (11 people, 55.00%)
  2. Ortho tri-cyclen (11 people, 55.00%)
  3. Keflex (11 people, 55.00%)
  4. Accutane (11 people, 55.00%)
  5. Prednisone (7 people, 35.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is also known as: CFS, Fatigue - chronic, Immune dysfunction disorder.

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