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Review: could Remicade cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 85,092 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 283 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,498 Remicade users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 85,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 283 people (0.33%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation64.91%7.02%5.26%1.75%12.28%8.77%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Constipation66.99%33.01%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%2.71%11.74%6.09%7.00%20.77%24.83%26.86%

Severity of Constipation when taking Remicade ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (159 people, 56.18%)
  2. Crohn's disease (126 people, 44.52%)
  3. Hypertension (47 people, 16.61%)
  4. Osteoporosis (46 people, 16.25%)
  5. Constipation (43 people, 15.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (127 people, 44.88%)
  2. Folic acid (110 people, 38.87%)
  3. Prednisone (98 people, 34.63%)
  4. Actonel (60 people, 21.20%)
  5. Methotrexate sodium (49 people, 17.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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