Review: could Remicade cause Pruritus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 80,113 people who take Remicade. Among them, 1,258 have Pruritus. See who they are, when they have Pruritus and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,420 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Remicade include infusion related reaction, fever, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, chest pain.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 514,682 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 80,113 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,258 people (1.57%) have Pruritus.
Time on Remicade when people have Pruritus * :
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Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade * :
Severity of Pruritus when taking Remicade ** :
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How people recovered from Pruritus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (776 people, 61.69%)
- Crohn's disease (673 people, 53.50%)
- Colitis ulcerative (243 people, 19.32%)
- Prophylaxis (136 people, 10.81%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (110 people, 8.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (674 people, 53.58%)
- Folic acid (399 people, 31.72%)
- Prednisone (345 people, 27.42%)
- Benadryl (322 people, 25.60%)
- Solu-cortef (193 people, 15.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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