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Review: could Remicade cause Pruritus (Itching)?
We study 85,067 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,169 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,475 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,797 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 23, 2014: 85,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,258 people (1.48%) 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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Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.
From this study (3 days ago):
Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.
My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.
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