Review: could Remicade cause Fibromyalgia?
Summary: Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 85,097 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,501 Remicade users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 27,040 Fibromyalgia patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 85,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 145 people (0.17%) have Fibromyalgia.
Time on Remicade when people have Fibromyalgia * :
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Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade ** :
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (89 people, 61.38%)
- Crohn's disease (77 people, 53.10%)
- Osteoporosis (25 people, 17.24%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 16.55%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (23 people, 15.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (58 people, 40.00%)
- Folic acid (44 people, 30.34%)
- Prednisone (39 people, 26.90%)
- Vitamin d (32 people, 22.07%)
- Celebrex (32 people, 22.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Retin-a, Remicade for a 34-year old woman with Antiageing, Ankylosing Spondylitis. The patient has Itching
- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 25-year old woman with Ulcerative Colitis. The patient has Ear Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Pregabalin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Butrans for a 29-year old woman with Fibromyalgia. The patient has Fibromyalgia, Fatigue, Irritability, Back Pain - Low, Frequent Headaches, Eustachian Tube Patulous
- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 48-year old man with Psoriatic Arthritis. The patient has Dizziness, Tiredness (feeling of tiredness), Influenza Like Illness, Night Sweats (sweating in night)
- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 11-year old girl with Crohn's Disease. The patient has Stomach Pain
Recent Remicade related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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