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Review: could Remicade cause Mastocytosis (Urticaria pigmentosa)?

We study 85,067 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 85,471 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 1,404 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 85,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 4 people (0.00%) have Mastocytosis. They amount to 0.28% of all the 1,404 people who have Mastocytosis on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

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    Over due for remicade infusion and experiencing extreme
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    They put me on oxygen at home, still very fatigued, extreme pain in joints and stomache, now when I sleep I have FOAM bubbling from mouth.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Last few days I've had a large build up of phlegm in my lungs and a lot of caughing. Wheezing that won't go away. Started Remicade 2 months ago.

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