Review: could Remicade cause Pruritus (Itching)?
Summary: Pruritus is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 85,097 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,259 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,501 Remicade users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 90,889 Pruritus patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 85,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,259 people (1.48%) have Pruritus.
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, 61.64%)
- Crohn's disease (673 people, 53.46%)
- Colitis ulcerative (243 people, 19.30%)
- Prophylaxis (136 people, 10.80%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (110 people, 8.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (674 people, 53.53%)
- Folic acid (399 people, 31.69%)
- Prednisone (345 people, 27.40%)
- Benadryl (322 people, 25.58%)
- Solu-cortef (193 people, 15.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Cortisone Acetate, Remicade for a 52-year old woman with Crondomelaisa, Crohn's Disease. The patient has Knee Arthrodesis
- A study of side effects of Fluconazole for a 46-year old woman with Yeast Infection - Esophagus. The patient has Itching, Stomach Pain, Back Pain - Low, Burning Sensation, Swelling Of Fingers
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Adderall 20, Lyrica for a 53-year old woman with Depression, Fatigue - Chronic, Fibromyalgia. The patient has Vertigo, Itching, Burning Sensation, Nasal Dryness, Bursitis, Chest Pain, Restless Legs Syndrome, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Weight Gain, Breathing-related Sleep Disorder, Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Mouth Dry Aggravated, Eyes - Dry, Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping, Weakness, Hands - Chapped And Dry, Glaucoma, Pain In Jaw, Headache, Pain - Eye, Vision Problems, Numbness In Hands Or Feet, Hair Loss, Pain Exacerbated
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 56-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
- A study of drug interactions between Doxycycline, Naproxen, Methocarbamol, Crestor, Lasix, Bi-sifrol, Cymbalta for a 63-year old woman with Infection, Inflammatory Pain, Muscle Relaxer, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Edema, Restless Leg Syndrome, Depression. The patient has Itching, Rash On Leg And Arm, Severe Edema, Groin Pain
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