Review: could Remicade cause Death?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
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We study 80,113 people who take Remicade. Among them, 1,407 have Death. See who they are, when they have Death and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,420 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. Commonly reported side effects of Remicade include infusion related reaction, fever, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, chest pain.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 80,113 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,473 people (1.84%) have Death.
Time on Remicade when people have Death * :
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Gender of people who have Death when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Death when taking Remicade * :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (960 people, 65.17%)
- Crohn's disease (409 people, 27.77%)
- Colitis ulcerative (100 people, 6.79%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (90 people, 6.11%)
- Psoriasis (79 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (475 people, 32.25%)
- Folic acid (276 people, 18.74%)
- Prednisone (191 people, 12.97%)
- Prednisolone (157 people, 10.66%)
- Prednisone tab (151 people, 10.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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