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Review: could Remicade cause Fibromyalgia?

We study 85,066 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 85,468 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 92,875 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 85,066 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 92,860 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. Psoriatic arthropathy (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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 hours ago):

  • Last few days I've had a large build up of phlegm in my lungs and a lot of caughing. Wheezing that won't go away. Started Remicade 2 months ago.

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  • I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I have exhausted all drug options for overactive bladder due to "resistance." Including Botox injections that had moderate results but only lasted almost two months. Also, every injection was painfully felt although I was prepped with a pain minimizing treatment. I am searching for help if any of my medication are causing the resistance.

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