Remicade and Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) - from FDA reports
Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) 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 119,153 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA. Among them, 37 have Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) 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)
Systemic Sclerosis (scleroderma)
Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) (an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. it is characterized by thickening of the skin) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 6,014 Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) patients).
On Jan, 28, 2017
119,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 37 people (0.03%) have Systemic Sclerosis (scleroderma)
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Systemic Sclerosis (scleroderma) *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Systemic Sclerosis (scleroderma) when taking Remicade *:
- female: 71.43 %
- male: 28.57 %
Age of people who have Systemic Sclerosis (scleroderma) when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.55 %
- 30-39: 13.64 %
- 40-49: 18.18 %
- 50-59: 45.45 %
- 60+: 18.18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (12 people, 32.43%)
- Crohn's Disease (6 people, 16.22%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (4 people, 10.81%)
- Preventive Health Care (2 people, 5.41%)
- Eosinophilic Fasciitis (2 people, 5.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (7 people, 18.92%)
- Prednisone (4 people, 10.81%)
- Neurontin (4 people, 10.81%)
- Wellbutrin (3 people, 8.11%)
- Ativan (3 people, 8.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Infusion Related Reaction (8 people, 21.62%)
- Interstitial Lung Disease (6 people, 16.22%)
- Rashes (3 people, 8.11%)
- Hypotension (3 people, 8.11%)
- Difficulty In Walking (3 people, 8.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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