Related topic: Remicade, Pruritus
Review: could Remicade cause Pruritus?
Summary: Pruritus could be caused by Remicade, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 85,034 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,258 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,433 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 537,440 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 85,034 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,258 people (1.48%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.23% of all the 537,349 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.
Time on Remicade when people have Pruritus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade * :
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade * :
Severity of Pruritus when taking Remicade ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
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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On eHealthMe, Remicade (infliximab) is often used for crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions Remicade is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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