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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 85,102 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,500 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 85,507 Remicade users)

Death

Death (latest reports from 183,872 Death patients)

On Apr, 18, 2015: 85,102 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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