Remicade and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Remicade, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia with Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 126,627 people who have side effects when taking Remicade from FDA , and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Nov, 25, 2017
126,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 304 people (0.24%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Fibromyalgia *:
- < 1 month: 19.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 30.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.89 %
- 10+ years: 5.56 %
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade *:
- female: 81.98 %
- male: 18.02 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.52 %
- 10-19: 1.05 %
- 20-29: 8.38 %
- 30-39: 8.38 %
- 40-49: 31.94 %
- 50-59: 25.65 %
- 60+: 24.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 9.54%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (28 people, 9.21%)
- Pain (25 people, 8.22%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (18 people, 5.92%)
- High Blood Pressure (16 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (87 people, 28.62%)
- Humira (85 people, 27.96%)
- Methotrexate (84 people, 27.63%)
- Plaquenil (61 people, 20.07%)
- Arava (60 people, 19.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (61 people, 20.07%)
- Herpes Zoster (57 people, 18.75%)
- Anaemia (56 people, 18.42%)
- Joint Pain (50 people, 16.45%)
- High Blood Pressure (46 people, 15.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.
Want to find out more about the FDA reports used in the study? You can request them from FDA.
Do you have Fibromyalgia when taking Remicade?
- Check symptoms - is fibromyalgia caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- Ask a question - ask a question related to the study
- write a review - share your experience related to the study
- More tools...
Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredientsFibromyalgia and drugs with ingredients of infliximab.
Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMeFibromyalgia and Remicade from FDA and eHealthMe reports
Remicade has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Remicade 127,732 users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 51,469 Fibromyalgia patients).
Browse all side effects of Remicadea b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia
Could your condition cause FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia
What would happen?
Questions to the study
I was diagnosed yesterday with cellulitis after going to numerous doctors who could not figure out what was going on with me. I get very itchy, burning stinging welts. One doctor told me it was some kind of insect bite. I had my apartment fumigated several times, even for bed bugs. I can go ...
Is there a specific reason why or how someone would become addicted to cocaine following a diagnosis of fibromyalgia? Especially odd since this abuser recognized a problem with alcohol, joined AA, yet continued with an intense cocaine addiction.
I have just today become suspicious that Benadryl has become a trigger for fibromyalgia. I would like to know if anyone else has this experience. Benadryl is essential for me because so far it is the only thing effective against attacks of extreme depression caused by air pollution. Because ...
I was taking Salmeterol Xinafoate for a couple of months...I had some type of overdose reaction (perhaps increased serum levels) and since then my body has gone through some awful things. During and after, I've developed widespread myofascial pain, headaches, abdominal pains, cataracts and an ...
User reviews to the study
Hello everyone 😷! New Mexico Norm here . Found this site while on one of my internet explorations. Often thought I needed a way to vent, ask questions (other than a physician) and feel as though there may be a way to get some comfort from others experiences and maybe vice versa. We'll ...
I have constant uti and fibromyalgia and i haven't. had a bad flare up until now i just finished a round of macrobid and. still have the uti and still hurting from the fibromyalgia. I know i have to take the antibiotics and just hurt i guess. any opinions to help with the pain for fibromyalgia.
Hi, my name is Mary, I am 53 yr old white female originally from midwest. I was diagnosed with Crohns disease at 20 yeears old. Fibromyalgia came along at about 50 years of age and then RA right after that! Right now all I do is survive day to day. I can't quit my job b/c my job provides ...