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 Crohn's disease . We study 117,001 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,638 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 crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 117,362 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 346,063 Fatigue patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

117,001 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 2,638 people (2.25%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Fatigue?

Time on Remicade when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 57.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.72 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.68 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.16 %
  • 10+ years: 0.59 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 69.26 %
  • male: 30.74 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 5.02 %
  • 20-29: 6.92 %
  • 30-39: 11.99 %
  • 40-49: 21.38 %
  • 50-59: 22.02 %
  • 60+: 32.26 %

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 *:

  • Crohn's Disease (792 people, 30.02%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (742 people, 28.13%)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (258 people, 9.78%)
  • Pain (164 people, 6.22%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (157 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (554 people, 21.00%)
  • Prednisone (371 people, 14.06%)
  • Folic Acid (233 people, 8.83%)
  • Imuran (192 people, 7.28%)
  • Humira (168 people, 6.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (455 people, 17.25%)
  • Arthralgia (437 people, 16.57%)
  • Pyrexia (396 people, 15.01%)
  • Headache (378 people, 14.33%)
  • Pain (333 people, 12.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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