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Review: could Remicade cause Death?

Summary: Death 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 85,089 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,407 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,494 Remicade users)

Death

Death (latest reports from 183,870 Death patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 85,089 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,500 people (1.76%) have Death.

Trend of Death in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death46.88%10.62%9.38%10.00%12.50%9.38%1.25%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Death56.89%43.11%

Age of people who have Death when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death0.10%0.73%3.32%3.32%6.13%10.59%16.82%58.98%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (967 people, 64.47%)
  2. Crohn's disease (413 people, 27.53%)
  3. Colitis ulcerative (101 people, 6.73%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (92 people, 6.13%)
  5. Psoriasis (79 people, 5.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (477 people, 31.80%)
  2. Folic acid (279 people, 18.60%)
  3. Prednisone (191 people, 12.73%)
  4. Prednisolone (157 people, 10.47%)
  5. Prednisone tab (151 people, 10.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Im also on mesalamine, 6 mp and trazadone. Ive had joint pain in elbow before but i realised it was caused by taking cortenema. I stoped the med and pain went away. After my first infusion of remicade (2days) i started with the knee, ankle, elbows , wrists and hands pain. The more i do. The worst the pain gets. Dr seemed to think it was caused by the UC but the timming of when the pain started is too close to e remicade. Ive had 3 doses. Still in pain every day. UC symptoms are much less severe than before. So why would the UC cause my joint pain?
  • I am experiencing myelodysplastic syndrome symptoms but it is said that it doesn't typically get diagnosed for people my age. although everything is spot on and i need to know whats wrong.
    I have been doing remicade treatments for about four years now. Lately I have gotten a UTI, an I get random bruises every single day, I also get super tired, my body aches, and I get fevers for hours on end without them breaking. I have no idea whats wrong because this has never happened before but someone told me that it looks like MDS and I looked into it and I have all the symptoms just am not in the age group for it. I was hoping someone would know if there is anything else I could look up. I am aware that remicade long term wise can cause leukemia and that is why this is such a huge concern. Please give me feedback thank you.
  • Does anyone know how to treat a swollen foot? (1 answer)
    I have been on Remicade for 6 months and I am now i am thinking i am having side effects from this drug! My left foot swollen and very painful. Has anyone experienced any side effects like this?

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