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Review: could Remicade cause Interstitial lung disease?

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 Rheumatrex, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 85,097 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 591 have Interstitial lung disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Interstitial lung disease and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,500 Remicade users)

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell, osteoporosis, prostate cancer. (latest reports from 20,667 Interstitial lung disease patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 85,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 591 people (0.69%) have Interstitial Lung Disease.

Trend of Interstitial lung disease in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Interstitial lung disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Interstitial lung disease73.51%9.19%3.78%6.49%2.16%4.86%0.00%

Gender of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Interstitial lung disease63.92%36.08%

Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Interstitial lung disease0.00%0.00%1.42%1.77%5.54%5.90%20.05%65.33%

Severity of Interstitial lung disease when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Interstitial lung disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (591 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prophylaxis (164 people, 27.75%)
  3. Hypertension (122 people, 20.64%)
  4. Crohn's disease (92 people, 15.57%)
  5. Gastritis (83 people, 14.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Rheumatrex (591 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prednisolone (370 people, 62.61%)
  3. Methotrexate (365 people, 61.76%)
  4. Folic acid (166 people, 28.09%)
  5. Prednisone (162 people, 27.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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