Review: could Remicade cause Joint swelling?
Summary: Joint swelling is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 85,107 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 has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,513 Remicade users)
Joint swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 23,916 Joint swelling patients)
On May, 23, 2015: 85,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 624 people (0.73%) have Joint Swelling.
Time on Remicade when people have Joint swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint swelling||59.64%||10.84%||12.05%||9.64%||4.82%||3.01%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Joint swelling when taking Remicade * :
|Joint swelling||68.80%||31.20% |
Age of people who have Joint swelling when taking Remicade * :
|Joint swelling||0.00%||1.32%||5.92%||5.13%||17.50%||28.42%||20.79%||20.92% |
Severity of Joint swelling when taking Remicade ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint swelling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Joint swelling ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (325 people, 52.08%)
- Crohn's disease (284 people, 45.51%)
- Colitis ulcerative (115 people, 18.43%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (77 people, 12.34%)
- Arthritis (61 people, 9.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (269 people, 43.11%)
- Prednisone (163 people, 26.12%)
- Prednisolone (150 people, 24.04%)
- Folic acid (112 people, 17.95%)
- Solu-cortef (64 people, 10.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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