Remicade and Pruritus - from FDA reports
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 Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus 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.
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On Dec, 23, 2017
126,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Remicade.
Among them, 1,911 people (1.51%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remicade when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 56.72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.55 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.06 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.96 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.79 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade *:
- female: 69.61 %
- male: 30.39 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Remicade *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.65 %
- 10-19: 4.16 %
- 20-29: 8.54 %
- 30-39: 15.51 %
- 40-49: 21.82 %
- 50-59: 22.68 %
- 60+: 26.63 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (127 people, 6.65%)
- Psoriasis (91 people, 4.76%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (89 people, 4.66%)
- Pain (85 people, 4.45%)
- High Blood Pressure (80 people, 4.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (301 people, 15.75%)
- Benadryl (257 people, 13.45%)
- Prednisone (175 people, 9.16%)
- Tylenol (160 people, 8.37%)
- Folic Acid (126 people, 6.59%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Infusion Related Reaction (830 people, 43.43%)
- Rashes (543 people, 28.41%)
- Urticaria (353 people, 18.47%)
- Breathing Difficulty (304 people, 15.91%)
- Chest Pain (232 people, 12.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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