Remicade and Interstitial lung disease - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Interstitial lung disease with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 124,285 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

124,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 710 people (0.57%) have Interstitial Lung Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Interstitial lung disease?

Time on Remicade when people have Interstitial Lung Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 62.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.47 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.98 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.58 %

Gender of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 63.77 %
  • male: 36.23 %

Age of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.82 %
  • 20-29: 1.41 %
  • 30-39: 3.84 %
  • 40-49: 10.3 %
  • 50-59: 22.83 %
  • 60+: 59.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (442 people, 62.25%)
  • Crohn's Disease (64 people, 9.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (36 people, 5.07%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (35 people, 4.93%)
  • Preventive Health Care (35 people, 4.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (200 people, 28.17%)
  • Prednisolone (115 people, 16.20%)
  • Prednisone (82 people, 11.55%)
  • Folic Acid (66 people, 9.30%)
  • Celebrex (34 people, 4.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Respiratory Acidosis (83 people, 11.69%)
  • Pneumonia (77 people, 10.85%)
  • Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (77 people, 10.85%)
  • Fever (51 people, 7.18%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (42 people, 5.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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