Remicade side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Remicade side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Remicade. The review is based on 126,657 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Remicade

Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 127,732 users)

On Oct, 22, 2017

126,657 people who take Remicade are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Remicade side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • infusion related reaction
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • asthenia
  • chest discomfort
  • anaphylactic reaction
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • disseminated tuberculosis
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
  • tuberculosis
6 - 12 months:
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • breast cancer
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • anaemia
  • infusion related reaction
  • dyspnoea
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • anaphylactic reaction
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • abdominal pain
  • breast cancer
  • arthritis
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • tuberculosis
  • infusion related reaction
2 - 5 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • breast cancer
  • hodgkin's disease
  • lymphoma
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • malignant melanoma
  • b-cell lymphoma
5 - 10 years:
  • breast cancer
  • death
  • malignant melanoma
  • hodgkin's disease
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • drug ineffective
  • lymphoma
  • arthralgia
  • bladder cancer
  • herpes zoster
10+ years:
  • lymphoma
  • breast cancer
  • drug ineffective
  • non-hodgkin's lymphoma
  • arthralgia
  • arthropathy
  • pneumonia
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • basal cell carcinoma
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • infusion related reaction
  • death
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • tuberculosis
  • breast cancer
  • herpes zoster
  • dyspnoea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • breast cancer
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • infusion related reaction
  • dyspnoea
  • death
  • alopecia
  • chest pain
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • infusion related reaction
  • tuberculosis
  • death
  • dyspnoea
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • chest pain
  • herpes zoster

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • bovine tuberculosis
  • pyrexia
  • atrial septal defect
  • female genital tract fistula
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchitis
  • bronchomalacia
  • complications of maternal exposure to therapeutic drugs
2-9:
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • colitis
  • infusion related reaction
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • dehydration
  • dyspnoea
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • infusion related reaction
  • dyspnoea
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • arthralgia
  • anal abscess
  • small intestinal obstruction
  • drug ineffective
  • ileal stenosis
  • dehydration
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • infusion related reaction
  • drug ineffective
  • abortion spontaneous
  • dyspnoea
  • chest discomfort
  • chest pain
  • intestinal resection
  • anaphylactic reaction
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • abortion spontaneous
  • infusion related reaction
  • drug ineffective
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • chest pain
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • dyspnoea
  • chest discomfort
40-49:
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • infusion related reaction
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • chest pain
  • breast cancer
  • dyspnoea
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • tuberculosis
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • breast cancer
  • infusion related reaction
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • herpes zoster
60+:
  • skin cancer
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • breast cancer
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • myocardial infarction
  • cerebrovascular accident

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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