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 83,100 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,496 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Remicade 83,346 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, dermoid cyst (latest reports from 194,967 Fatigue patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

83,100 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 2,496 people (3.0%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Fatigue?

Time on Remicade when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 62.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.99 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.46 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 65.62 %
  • male: 34.38 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.66 %
  • 10-19: 7.62 %
  • 20-29: 6.15 %
  • 30-39: 13.66 %
  • 40-49: 24.53 %
  • 50-59: 20.01 %
  • 60+: 27.37 %

Severity if Fatigue when taking Remicade **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 15 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 9.09 %
  • not yet: 90.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (499 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (468 people)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (130 people)
  • Pain (96 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (73 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (375 people)
  • Prednisone (295 people)
  • Folic Acid (192 people)
  • Imuran (135 people)
  • Prednisone Tab (106 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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