Review: could Remicade cause Fibromyalgia?
We study 85,059 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 (latest outcomes from 85,457 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 92,805 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 85,053 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 91,959 people who have Fibromyalgia on eHealthMe.
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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From this study (2 weeks ago):
Crohn's disease diagnosed in 2005
Gastro resection 2005
Intestinal block 2012
Remicade infusions started December 2013-May 2014
35 pound weight gain in a year-mostly stomach and arms
Buffalo hump developed in April/may 2014
Depression and anxiety over last few years -just changed meds last month to help
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I had Pan ulverative colitis since 2000. two years ago had bad pain in joints, back neck. and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia
this year the dr diagnosed me as lupus
he gave me neoral since 2 months and i am not getting any better
burning sensation in hands and feet all day and night
cant sleep at all
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Following moderate whiplash injury in a road traffic accident three years ago, symptoms of pain, exhaustion, IBS, headache, nausea have continued and my quality of life consists of work and recovering.
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