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Review: could Remicade cause Mastocytosis (Urticaria pigmentosa)?

We study 85,073 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Mastocytosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Mastocytosis 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.

Mastocytosis

Mastocytosis (an excessive number of apparently normal mast cells in the skin and, occasionally, in other organs) (latest reports from 1,405 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Sep, 24, 2014: 85,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 4 people (0.00%) have Mastocytosis.

Trend of Mastocytosis in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Mastocytosis * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Mastocytosis when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Mastocytosis50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Mastocytosis when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mastocytosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Mastocytosis when taking Remicade ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mastocytosis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (3 people, 75.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Isoniazid (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Benadryl (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Hydrocortisone (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    dzymay on Sep, 12, 2014:

    I have also noticed that I have been getting hard pimple like bumps on my face and neck. They never come to a head can be painful to touch and they get big like a boil but they don't go completely away they shrink down to where you can't notice the huge bump but when I rub my fingers over the area you can still feel a little bump under the skin almost like a cyst! What exactly are they and how can I stop getting them?

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