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 has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,501 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.
Time on Remicade when people have Interstitial lung disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Interstitial lung disease||73.51%||9.19%||3.78%||6.49%||2.16%||4.86%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Remicade * :
|Interstitial lung disease||63.92%||36.08% |
Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Remicade * :
|Interstitial lung disease||0.00%||0.00%||1.42%||1.77%||5.54%||5.90%||20.05%||65.33% |
Severity of Interstitial lung disease when taking Remicade ** :
How people recovered from Interstitial lung disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (591 people, 100.00%)
- Prophylaxis (164 people, 27.75%)
- Hypertension (122 people, 20.64%)
- Crohn's disease (92 people, 15.57%)
- Gastritis (83 people, 14.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Rheumatrex (591 people, 100.00%)
- Prednisolone (370 people, 62.61%)
- Methotrexate (365 people, 61.76%)
- Folic acid (166 people, 28.09%)
- Prednisone (162 people, 27.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Atelvia, Remicade, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Cyanocobalamin, Synthroid, Escitalopram, Meclizine, Potassium Chloride, Sulfadiazine, Folic Acid, Omeprazole, Plaquenil, Prednisone, Methotrexate for a 71-year old woman with Osteonecrosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hot Flashes, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Low Thyroid, Anxiety, Vertigo. The patient has Hair Loss, Tmj Disorders, Dry Mouth
- A study of drug interactions between Cortisone Acetate, Remicade for a 52-year old woman with Crondomelaisa, Crohn's Disease. The patient has Knee Arthrodesis
- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 44-year old woman with Croup. The patient has Muscle Spasms
- A study of drug interactions between Retin-a, Remicade for a 34-year old woman with Antiageing, Ankylosing Spondylitis. The patient has Itching
- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 25-year old woman with Ulcerative Colitis. The patient has Ear Pain
Recent Remicade related drug comparison:
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