Review: could Remicade cause Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia?
We study 85,059 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 85,457 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 12,472 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, schizophrenia.
On Jun, 29, 2014: 85,051 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 12,468 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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From this study (3 weeks ago):
Crohn's disease diagnosed in 2005
Gastro resection 2005
Intestinal block 2012
Remicade infusions started December 2013-May 2014
35 pound weight gain in a year-mostly stomach and arms
Buffalo hump developed in April/may 2014
Depression and anxiety over last few years -just changed meds last month to help
From this study (1 month ago):
I had Pan ulverative colitis since 2000. two years ago had bad pain in joints, back neck. and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia
this year the dr diagnosed me as lupus
he gave me neoral since 2 months and i am not getting any better
burning sensation in hands and feet all day and night
cant sleep at all
From this study (2 months ago):
Pins and needles in right foot for about 8 hours
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