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Review: could Remicade cause Interstitial lung disease?

We study 85,067 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 (latest outcomes from 85,475 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease (latest reports from 118,491 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell, osteoporosis, prostate cancer.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 85,067 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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    Light beer but wean off per dr instructions.
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