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Review: could Remicade cause Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia?
We study 85,073 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and more.
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Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,475 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)) (latest reports from 12,506 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, schizophrenia.
On Sep, 2, 2014: 85,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 96 people (0.11%) have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia. They amount to 0.77% of all the 12,489 people who have Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia on eHealthMe.
Time on Remicade when people have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia||27.78%||16.67%||5.56%||22.22%||22.22%||5.56%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia when taking Remicade * :
|Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia||36.60%||63.40% |
Age of people who have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia when taking Remicade * :
|Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.28%||3.85%||7.69%||23.08%||64.10% |
Severity of Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia when taking Remicade ** :
How people recovered from Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (96 people, 100.00%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (23 people, 23.96%)
- Crohn's disease (23 people, 23.96%)
- Psoriasis (11 people, 11.46%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 7.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (68 people, 70.83%)
- Folic acid (30 people, 31.25%)
- Prednisone tab (27 people, 28.12%)
- Arava (26 people, 27.08%)
- Aspirin (19 people, 19.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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