Could Remicade cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 Crohn's disease . We study 119,153 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA. Among them, 479 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 Remicade 120,160 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 31, 2016
119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 479 people (0.4%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 47.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.1 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.95 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.9 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.95 %
- 10+ years: 1.19 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade *:
- female: 63.07 %
- male: 36.93 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.27 %
- 2-9: 1.35 %
- 10-19: 15.9 %
- 20-29: 8.09 %
- 30-39: 9.16 %
- 40-49: 20.22 %
- 50-59: 16.98 %
- 60+: 28.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (161 people, 33.61%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (106 people, 22.13%)
- Osteoporosis (47 people, 9.81%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (33 people, 6.89%)
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (33 people, 6.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (117 people, 24.43%)
- Prednisone (83 people, 17.33%)
- Folic Acid (66 people, 13.78%)
- Celebrex (39 people, 8.14%)
- Plaquenil (33 people, 6.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (80 people, 16.70%)
- Abdominal Pain (79 people, 16.49%)
- Weakness (76 people, 15.87%)
- Nausea (76 people, 15.87%)
- Joint Pain (75 people, 15.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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