Review: could Remicade cause Joint Swelling?


Summary

Joint swelling 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 117,001 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 945 have Joint swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint swelling and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 117,362 users)

Joint Swelling

Joint swelling has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 44,226 Joint swelling patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

117,001 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 945 people (0.81%) have Joint Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Joint swelling?

Time on Remicade when people have Joint Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 49.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.66 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.18 %
  • 10+ years: 0.52 %

Gender of people who have Joint Swelling when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 70.76 %
  • male: 29.24 %

Age of people who have Joint Swelling when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.87 %
  • 10-19: 4.91 %
  • 20-29: 4.62 %
  • 30-39: 13.71 %
  • 40-49: 21.79 %
  • 50-59: 24.82 %
  • 60+: 29.29 %

Severity if Joint Swelling when taking Remicade **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (348 people, 36.83%)
  • Crohn's Disease (227 people, 24.02%)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (72 people, 7.62%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (57 people, 6.03%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (51 people, 5.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (259 people, 27.41%)
  • Prednisone (148 people, 15.66%)
  • Enbrel (138 people, 14.60%)
  • Folic Acid (91 people, 9.63%)
  • Humira (81 people, 8.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (446 people, 47.20%)
  • Pain (159 people, 16.83%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (158 people, 16.72%)
  • Drug Ineffective (138 people, 14.60%)
  • Pain In Extremity (105 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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