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Review: could Remicade cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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 Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 85,097 people who have side effects while taking Remicade from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,423 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 85,498 Remicade users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 85,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade. Among them, 1,423 people (1.67%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Remicade reports

Time on Remicade when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo61.81%15.66%6.04%6.04%5.77%4.12%0.55%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Remicade * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo64.93%35.07%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Remicade * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%5.25%8.98%16.78%21.37%23.46%24.17%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Remicade ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo11.11%44.44%22.22%22.22%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,017 people, 71.47%)
  2. Crohn's disease (796 people, 55.94%)
  3. Ankylosing spondylitis (263 people, 18.48%)
  4. Colitis ulcerative (241 people, 16.94%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (161 people, 11.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (685 people, 48.14%)
  2. Prednisone (430 people, 30.22%)
  3. Folic acid (389 people, 27.34%)
  4. Benadryl (223 people, 15.67%)
  5. Imuran (191 people, 13.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • I am on Remicade once a month since July 22nd of 2013. Had a great response until I hurt my low back again. Then the back pain just worked it's way right up my spine to the neck. I have had neck fusion one level...several bad discs. A knee replacement, a shoulder reconstruction etc. The numbness and tingling in my left hand and buzzing in my left ear are driving me nuts. A recent hearing exam showed I had nerve problems there as well. Don't know what to think. Had a brain MRI it showed normal. Now thinking a spinal tap in order?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Ear congestion in one ear, hearing compromised in that ear and mild ear pain, some dizziness. Several days ago severe vertigo causing throwing up. Vertigo gone now.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • this just started after my last two treatments. It only happens when I lie down on my back, or when lying down turning from one side to another. Last about 15 seconds or until I roll over or get up. Sometimes standing looking up. No dizziness when moving Head forward (bending down weeding or picking something up)

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