Review: could Remicade cause Fatigue?
Summary: Fatigue 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 85,107 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,746 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,513 Remicade users)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 201,009 Fatigue patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 85,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,746 people (2.05%) have Fatigue.
Time on Remicade when people have Fatigue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Remicade * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Remicade ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1,014 people, 58.08%)
- Crohn's disease (985 people, 56.41%)
- Pain (270 people, 15.46%)
- Colitis ulcerative (248 people, 14.20%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (157 people, 8.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (636 people, 36.43%)
- Prednisone (596 people, 34.14%)
- Imuran (408 people, 23.37%)
- Fosamax (405 people, 23.20%)
- Folic acid (384 people, 21.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Cheryl Brimberry (3 years ago):
I am a female 66 yrs old and had my 4th Remicade infusion,.I live in the Houston, Tx area.
I have started experiencing alot of fatigue this last month.
will it get better w/more infusions and time? all my blood work is normal. My vitamin D level was low and I just started to increase it, I also take other vitamins.b What do u suggest for the fatigue?
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From this study (1 year ago):
Joint and muscle pain and stiffness started one week before remicade treatment and was gone 8 hours after treatment. 4 weeks later pain and stiffness returned in one day all at once. 3 weeks until next treatment . Mornings are better after some stretching, by the end of the day I can barely walk. Also fatigue, I have trouble sleeping also from the pain.
From this study (2 years ago):
Had infusion remicade 6 vials like normal every five weeks for last three years. A week ago had infusion and got flu like symptoms. Cough fever and chest pains . Aches all over and joints hurt . Got diareha and feel like no energy still 7 days later. Never had this happen
lisa on May, 3, 2013:
I am not a male a 45 year old female
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