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Review: could Remicade cause Joint swelling?

We study 85,073 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 624 have Joint swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint swelling 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.

Joint swelling

Joint swelling (latest reports from 166,872 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 85,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 624 people (0.73%) have Joint Swelling.

Trend of Joint swelling in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Joint swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint swelling59.64%10.84%12.05%9.64%4.82%3.01%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Joint swelling68.80%31.20%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint swelling0.00%1.32%5.92%5.13%17.50%28.42%20.79%20.92%

Severity of Joint swelling when taking Remicade ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Joint swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (325 people, 52.08%)
  2. Crohn's disease (284 people, 45.51%)
  3. Colitis ulcerative (115 people, 18.43%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (77 people, 12.34%)
  5. Arthritis (61 people, 9.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (269 people, 43.11%)
  2. Prednisone (163 people, 26.12%)
  3. Prednisolone (150 people, 24.04%)
  4. Folic acid (112 people, 17.95%)
  5. Solu-cortef (64 people, 10.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

    Reply

    gracekellygirl on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I had those same symptoms and they discovered a parathyroid tumor. Check out the symptoms for that. I was told I had fibromyalgia for years and lived in pain. Now it is gone and I feel much better. A sestamibi parathyroid scan will tell you for sure even when the parathyroid blood test comes back normal. Usually with this you have a high blood calcium as well.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.

    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • breast cancer tumor removed just prior to Remicade start. Desipramine possible cause of new breast lump (not yet diagnosed).

    Reply

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