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Review: could Remicade cause Pruritus (Itching)?

We study 85,073 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

Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,475 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 545,906 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.

Trend of Pruritus in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Pruritus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus61.61%8.80%3.67%5.62%19.56%0.73%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus69.84%30.16%

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.00%0.37%3.88%7.50%13.75%21.30%31.79%21.41%

Severity of Pruritus when taking Remicade ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pruritus0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Pruritus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (776 people, 61.69%)
  2. Crohn's disease (673 people, 53.50%)
  3. Colitis ulcerative (243 people, 19.32%)
  4. Prophylaxis (136 people, 10.81%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (110 people, 8.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (674 people, 53.58%)
  2. Folic acid (399 people, 31.72%)
  3. Prednisone (345 people, 27.42%)
  4. Benadryl (322 people, 25.60%)
  5. Solu-cortef (193 people, 15.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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