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Related topic: Remicade, Extravasation

Review: could Remicade cause Extravasation?

Summary: Extravasation could be caused by Remicade, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 85,034 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Extravasation. Find out below who they are, when they have Extravasation and more.

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Remicade

Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,433 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Extravasation

Extravasation (leakage of a fluid) (latest reports from 4,366 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, computerised tomogram abnormal, colon cancer, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 85,034 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 20 people (0.02%) have Extravasation. They amount to 0.46% of all the 4,363 people who have Extravasation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Extravasation in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Extravasation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Extravasation75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Extravasation when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Extravasation75.68%24.32%

Age of people who have Extravasation when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Extravasation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.35%26.09%13.04%56.52%

Severity of Extravasation when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Extravasation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 60.00%)
  2. Crohn's disease (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Colitis ulcerative (4 people, 20.00%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 10.00%)
  5. Immunosuppression (1 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (19 people, 95.00%)
  2. Prednisone (16 people, 80.00%)
  3. Folic acid (16 people, 80.00%)
  4. Diflucan (12 people, 60.00%)
  5. Acetaminophen (11 people, 55.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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