Review: could Remicade cause Pilonidal Cyst?


Summary

Pilonidal cyst is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Crohn's disease . We study 117,001 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 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 117,367 users)

Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal cyst has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, urinary tract infection, diarrhea, deafness transitory (latest reports from 506 Pilonidal cyst patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

117,001 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 26 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: 46.15 %
  • male: 53.85 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.55 %
  • 10-19: 31.82 %
  • 20-29: 31.82 %
  • 30-39: 13.64 %
  • 40-49: 18.18 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (15 people, 57.69%)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Psoriasis (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Pain (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Prednisone (3 people, 11.54%)
  • Folic Acid (3 people, 11.54%)
  • Tylenol (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Omeprazole (2 people, 7.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection (3 people, 11.54%)
  • Mass (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Wound Complication (1 person, 3.85%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 3.85%)
  • Cyst (1 person, 3.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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