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Related topic: Remicade, Fibromyalgia

Review: could Remicade cause Fibromyalgia?

Summary: Fibromyalgia could be caused by Remicade, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 145 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia 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.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 91,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 85,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 145 people (0.17%) have Fibromyalgia. They amount to 0.16% of all the 92,535 people who have Fibromyalgia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fibromyalgia in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Fibromyalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fibromyalgia15.00%65.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Fibromyalgia78.79%21.21%

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%17.53%10.31%33.51%30.93%7.73%

Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (89 people, 61.38%)
  2. Crohn's disease (77 people, 53.10%)
  3. Osteoporosis (25 people, 17.24%)
  4. Hypertension (24 people, 16.55%)
  5. Pain (23 people, 15.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (58 people, 40.00%)
  2. Folic acid (44 people, 30.34%)
  3. Prednisone (39 people, 26.90%)
  4. Vitamin d (32 people, 22.07%)
  5. Celebrex (32 people, 22.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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