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 85,102 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,507 Remicade users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 85,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 283 people (0.33%) have Constipation.
Time on Remicade when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Remicade ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (159 people, 56.18%)
- Crohn's disease (126 people, 44.52%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 16.61%)
- Osteoporosis (46 people, 16.25%)
- Constipation (43 people, 15.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (127 people, 44.88%)
- Folic acid (110 people, 38.87%)
- Prednisone (98 people, 34.63%)
- Actonel (60 people, 21.20%)
- Methotrexate sodium (49 people, 17.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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