Remicade and Death - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Death with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 124,285 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 05, 2017

124,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 1,762 people (1.42%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Death?

Time on Remicade when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 23.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.32 %
  • 10+ years: 2.63 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 56.07 %
  • male: 43.93 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 1.11 %
  • 10-19: 2.71 %
  • 20-29: 4.18 %
  • 30-39: 6.15 %
  • 40-49: 11.19 %
  • 50-59: 17.34 %
  • 60+: 57.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (748 people, 42.45%)
  • Crohn's Disease (325 people, 18.44%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (92 people, 5.22%)
  • Psoriasis (63 people, 3.58%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (62 people, 3.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (332 people, 18.84%)
  • Folic Acid (206 people, 11.69%)
  • Prednisolone (121 people, 6.87%)
  • Prednisone (110 people, 6.24%)
  • Fosamax (58 people, 3.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (121 people, 6.87%)
  • Sepsis (71 people, 4.03%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (55 people, 3.12%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (48 people, 2.72%)
  • Fever (45 people, 2.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Death when taking Remicade?

Remicade

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