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Review: could Remicade cause Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma?





Summary: Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Mercaptopurine, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 85,085 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 85,488 users)

Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma

Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma (neoplasm comprising medium-sized cytotoxic t-cells that show a significant sinusoidal infiltration in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome.(latest reports from Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma 376 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 85,082 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 282 people (0.33%) have Hepatosplenic T-cell Lymphoma.

Trend of Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma39.00%18.00%3.00%1.00%39.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma4.34%95.66%

Age of people who have Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma0.00%0.00%53.02%15.87%22.86%0.00%7.14%1.11%

Severity of Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (282 people, 100.00%)
  2. Colitis ulcerative (64 people, 22.70%)
  3. Inflammatory bowel disease (33 people, 11.70%)
  4. Irritable bowel syndrome (24 people, 8.51%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (15 people, 5.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mercaptopurine (282 people, 100.00%)
  2. Imuran (282 people, 100.00%)
  3. Azathioprine (238 people, 84.40%)
  4. Asacol (182 people, 64.54%)
  5. Prednisone (180 people, 63.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, High Blood Cholesterol, and takes Remicade, Pravastatin Sodium, Zoloft, Synthroid)
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    (Asked by a 16 year old girl who has Crohns Disease, and takes Remicade)
    I have been doing remicade treatments for about four years now. Lately I have gotten a UTI, an I get random bruises every single day, I also get super tired, my body aches, and I get fevers for hours on end without them breaking. I have no idea whats wrong because this has never happened before but ...
  • Does anyone know how to treat a swollen foot? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Crohn's Disease, and takes Remicade)
    I have been on Remicade for 6 months and I am now i am thinking i am having side effects from this drug! My left foot swollen and very painful. Has anyone experienced any side effects like this?
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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Arthritis - Rheumatoid, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, and takes Remicade, Plaquenil, Dexilant, Benicar, Exalgo, Nucynta, Lasix, Potassium Chloride, Xanax, Aspirin, Paxil)
    I had total knee replacements for both knees in 2011. The left knee turned out fair but the right never gave me any relief. In 2012 I was put on Remicade which helped my RA a great deal. Then a couple months ago I was given Prolia injection for my Osteoporosis. Two days later I experienced a lot of ...

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