Review: could Remicade cause Constipation?
We study 85,059 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 (latest outcomes from 85,461 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,013 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 85,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 283 people (0.33%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.06% of all the 509,968 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Remicade when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Remicade ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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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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