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Review: could Remicade cause Lip swelling?

Summary: Lip 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 Benadryl, and have Crohn's disease. We study 85,107 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Lip swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Lip 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 85,513 Remicade users)

Lip swelling

Lip swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression. (latest reports from 7,816 Lip swelling patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 85,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 122 people (0.14%) have Lip Swelling.

Trend of Lip swelling in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Lip swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lip swelling66.67%20.83%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Lip swelling63.12%36.88%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lip swelling0.00%1.32%19.30%7.46%22.37%25.00%12.28%12.28%

Severity of Lip swelling when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lip swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (94 people, 77.05%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (58 people, 47.54%)
  3. Ankylosing spondylitis (32 people, 26.23%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 24.59%)
  5. Psoriasis (24 people, 19.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Benadryl (32 people, 26.23%)
  2. Solu-medrol (27 people, 22.13%)
  3. Hydrocortisone (26 people, 21.31%)
  4. Prednisone (24 people, 19.67%)
  5. Methotrexate (24 people, 19.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I developed eye pain and redness while using the medicines recently.. I have had glaucoma for the last 5 years.. Could the use of any of these drugs make the condutions worse?

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Since I started Remicade in June27,2014 I have had episodes of severe pain after the infusion. The first one in July 5th had me hospitalized for five days because I couldn't do nothing. Walk, or use any of my extremities. After some other infusion I have had on and off pain between a day and a week after infusion that limit my movement for that day. Now my last infusion was on March 23 and on the 24th by night time I had so much pain in both my hands i could grab or move them much. Ordered Prednisone 20mg for a few days. Well it's been a week now and this morning I woke up at 2:00am with extreme pain in both knees had to start again prednisone. I think all this sickness has to do with the remicade.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Muscle spasms and jerking getting worse. Having trouble sleeping due to anxiety over this.

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