Remicade and Pilonidal cyst - from FDA reports


Summary

Pilonidal cyst is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Crohn's disease . We study 119,153 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA. Among them, 27 have Pilonidal cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Pilonidal cyst and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 120,174 users)

Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal cyst has been reported by people with acne, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 523 Pilonidal cyst patients).

On Feb, 16, 2017

119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 27 people (0.02%) have Pilonidal Cyst


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Pilonidal cyst?

Time on Remicade when people have Pilonidal Cyst *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pilonidal Cyst when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Pilonidal Cyst when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.35 %
  • 10-19: 34.78 %
  • 20-29: 30.43 %
  • 30-39: 13.04 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (16 people, 59.26%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Psoriasis (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Pain (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (1 person, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Prednisone (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Folic Acid (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Tylenol (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Oxycontin (2 people, 7.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Tumor (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Rashes (2 people, 7.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Anal Fistula (2 people, 7.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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