Remicade and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 119,153 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 25, 2017
119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 259 people (0.22%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Fibromyalgia *:
- < 1 month: 16.13 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 32.26 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.68 %
- 10+ years: 6.45 %
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade *:
- female: 82.35 %
- male: 17.65 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.6 %
- 10-19: 1.19 %
- 20-29: 8.33 %
- 30-39: 9.52 %
- 40-49: 30.36 %
- 50-59: 27.98 %
- 60+: 22.02 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (119 people, 45.95%)
- Crohn's Disease (61 people, 23.55%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 11.20%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (23 people, 8.88%)
- Pain (23 people, 8.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (84 people, 32.43%)
- Humira (60 people, 23.17%)
- Enbrel (54 people, 20.85%)
- Plaquenil (47 people, 18.15%)
- Folic Acid (36 people, 13.90%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (42 people, 16.22%)
- Herpes Zoster (40 people, 15.44%)
- Anaemia (39 people, 15.06%)
- Depression (38 people, 14.67%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (37 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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