Remicade and Pruritus - from FDA reports
Pruritus is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Crohn's disease . We study 119,153 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA. Among them, 1,814 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 Remicade 120,174 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,376 Pruritus patients).
On Feb, 26, 2017
119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 1,814 people (1.52%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 56.97 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.42 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.68 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.78 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade *:
- female: 69.53 %
- male: 30.47 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.68 %
- 10-19: 3.72 %
- 20-29: 8.58 %
- 30-39: 15.64 %
- 40-49: 21.79 %
- 50-59: 22.7 %
- 60+: 26.88 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (521 people, 28.72%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (514 people, 28.34%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (206 people, 11.36%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (121 people, 6.67%)
- Psoriasis (87 people, 4.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (301 people, 16.59%)
- Benadryl (246 people, 13.56%)
- Prednisone (175 people, 9.65%)
- Tylenol (153 people, 8.43%)
- Folic Acid (126 people, 6.95%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Infusion Related Reaction (792 people, 43.66%)
- Rashes (511 people, 28.17%)
- Urticaria (336 people, 18.52%)
- Breathing Difficulty (289 people, 15.93%)
- Chest Pain (221 people, 12.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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