Remicade and Interstitial lung disease - from FDA reports
Interstitial lung disease is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 119,153 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA. Among them, 691 have Interstitial lung disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Interstitial lung disease and more.
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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 120,174 users)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Interstitial lung disease has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, preventive health care, lung cancer - non-small cell, breast cancer (latest reports from 28,509 Interstitial lung disease patients).
On Feb, 15, 2017
119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 691 people (0.58%) have Interstitial Lung Disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Interstitial Lung Disease *:
- < 1 month: 64.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10.59 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.65 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.94 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.65 %
- 10+ years: 0.59 %
Gender of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Remicade *:
- female: 63.3 %
- male: 36.7 %
Age of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.87 %
- 20-29: 1.46 %
- 30-39: 3.95 %
- 40-49: 8.73 %
- 50-59: 23.28 %
- 60+: 60.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (435 people, 62.95%)
- Crohn's Disease (63 people, 9.12%)
- High Blood Pressure (36 people, 5.21%)
- Preventive Health Care (35 people, 5.07%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (34 people, 4.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (200 people, 28.94%)
- Prednisolone (115 people, 16.64%)
- Prednisone (82 people, 11.87%)
- Folic Acid (66 people, 9.55%)
- Lasix (33 people, 4.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Respiratory Acidosis (83 people, 12.01%)
- Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (77 people, 11.14%)
- Pneumonia (75 people, 10.85%)
- Fever (50 people, 7.24%)
- Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (38 people, 5.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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