Remicade and Pruritus - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 124,285 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 02, 2017

124,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 1,885 people (1.52%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remicade cause Pruritus?

Time on Remicade when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 58.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.31 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade *:

  • female: 69.71 %
  • male: 30.29 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.66 %
  • 10-19: 3.86 %
  • 20-29: 8.67 %
  • 30-39: 15.6 %
  • 40-49: 22.01 %
  • 50-59: 22.67 %
  • 60+: 26.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (553 people, 29.34%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (525 people, 27.85%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (216 people, 11.46%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (124 people, 6.58%)
  • Psoriasis (89 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (301 people, 15.97%)
  • Benadryl (255 people, 13.53%)
  • Prednisone (175 people, 9.28%)
  • Tylenol (159 people, 8.44%)
  • Folic Acid (126 people, 6.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Infusion Related Reaction (818 people, 43.40%)
  • Rashes (536 people, 28.44%)
  • Urticaria (353 people, 18.73%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (300 people, 15.92%)
  • Chest Pain (231 people, 12.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Remicade

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