Remicade and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 126,627 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

126,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 529 people (0.42%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Constipation?

Time on Remicade when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 1.11 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.49 %
  • 2-9: 2.44 %
  • 10-19: 16.1 %
  • 20-29: 7.8 %
  • 30-39: 9.51 %
  • 40-49: 20.24 %
  • 50-59: 16.59 %
  • 60+: 26.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (47 people, 8.88%)
  • Pain (37 people, 6.99%)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (34 people, 6.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (27 people, 5.10%)
  • Psoriasis (24 people, 4.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (117 people, 22.12%)
  • Prednisone (83 people, 15.69%)
  • Folic Acid (66 people, 12.48%)
  • Celebrex (41 people, 7.75%)
  • Imuran (36 people, 6.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain (96 people, 18.15%)
  • Fatigue (86 people, 16.26%)
  • Joint Pain (82 people, 15.50%)
  • Nausea (80 people, 15.12%)
  • Weakness (78 people, 14.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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