Review: could Remicade cause Pilonidal Cyst?


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 Prednisone, and have Crohn's disease . We study 97,680 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Pilonidal cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Pilonidal cyst and more.

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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Remicade 96,123 users)

Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal cyst has been reported by people with chest pain, urinary tract infection, diarrhea, alanine aminotransferase increased, cheilitis (latest reports from 393 Pilonidal cyst patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

97,680 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 17 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: 47.06 %
  • male: 52.94 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 21.43 %
  • 20-29: 42.86 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (9 people)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (3 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person)
  • Sinus Disorder (1 person)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (3 people)
  • Oxycontin (2 people)
  • Omeprazole (2 people)
  • Methotrexate (2 people)
  • Folic Acid (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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