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Remicade Side Effects

Report Remicade Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Remicade, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Remicade side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Remicade.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Remicade side effects are:
Tooth Decay (22 reports)
Tired (18 reports)
Depression (13 reports)
Mouth Sores (11 reports)
Nausea Amd Dizziness Flush Face (10 reports)
Rash (8 reports)
Red (8 reports)
Cranial Nerve Palsy (7 reports)
Brain Fog (5 reports)
Dry Mouth (5 reports)
Hair Loss (5 reports)
Stiffness (4 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


View a complete list of Remicade side effects or compare Remicade side effects

If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Remicade Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Remicade reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Remicade on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Psoriatic Arthropathy
on Feb 21, 2014 Female from CA , weighting 213.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: psoriatic arthropathy. Remicade dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tylenol
  • Benadryl
  • Solu-cortef
  • Methotrexate


Anaphylactic Reaction, Joint Stiffness, Arthralgia, Groin Pain, Pain In Jaw, Infusion Related Reaction, Hypotension
Patient was taking Remicade. Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: anaphylactic reaction, joint stiffness, arthralgia, groin pain, pain in jaw, infusion related reaction, hypotension on Feb 24, 2014 from SE Additional patient health information: Male , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Remicade dosage: 2nd Dose. Patient was hospitalized.

Ankylosing Spondylitis, Haemorrhage Subcutaneous
Adverse event was reported on Feb 21, 2014 by a Female taking Remicade (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , 23 years of age, weighting 121.3 lb, After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: ankylosing spondylitis, haemorrhage subcutaneous.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Birth Control Pill


Malignant Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma
on Feb 21, 2014 Female from FR , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: malignant melanoma, basal cell carcinoma. Remicade dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Imurel
Patient was hospitalized.


Crohn^s Disease, Weight Decreased
on Mar 10, 2014 Male from CA , 13 years of age, weighting 100.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: crohn^s disease, weight decreased. Remicade dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Tuberculosis
Patient was taking Remicade. After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: tuberculosis on Feb 20, 2014 from BR Additional patient health information: Male , child 8 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Remicade dosage: Approximately 6 Months.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Azathioprine


Lupus-like Syndrome
Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2014 by a Male taking Remicade (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , weighting 257.5 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: lupus-like syndrome.
Associated medications used:
  • Salofalk
  • Calcite


Pneumonitis, Pain, Joint Swelling, Pruritus, Burning Sensation, Fatigue
on Feb 20, 2014 Female from CA , 51 years of age, weighting 370.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: pneumonitis, pain, joint swelling, pruritus, burning sensation, fatigue. Remicade dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin B12
  • Warfarin
  • Citalopram
  • Singulair


Pain, Dyspnoea, Infusion Related Reaction, Nausea
on Mar 28, 2014 Female from BR , 36 years of age, weighting 158.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: pain, dyspnoea, infusion related reaction, nausea. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Fistula, Hormone Level Abnormal, Sinusitis
Patient was taking Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: fistula, hormone level abnormal, sinusitis on Feb 20, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 45 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Nephrectomy
Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2014 by a Male taking Remicade (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , 40 years of age, weighting 253.5 lb, Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: nephrectomy. Patient was hospitalized.

Crohn^s Disease
on Feb 20, 2014 Female from US , 16 years of age, weighting 125.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: crohn^s disease. Remicade dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Transient Ischaemic Attack
on Feb 20, 2014 Male from CA , weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: transient ischaemic attack. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Disability, Intestinal Resection, Intestinal Anastomosis, Cholecystectomy, Gastrointestinal Disorder, Headache, Diarrhoea, Hypersomnia, Dry Skin
Patient was taking Remicade. Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: disability, intestinal resection, intestinal anastomosis, cholecystectomy, gastrointestinal disorder, headache, diarrhoea, hypersomnia, dry skin on Feb 20, 2014 from CA Additional patient health information: Male , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Remicade dosage: 2nd Dose. Patient was hospitalized.

Osteitis
Adverse event was reported on Mar 25, 2014 by a Female taking Remicade (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 18 years of age, weighting 152.3 lb, After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: osteitis.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Methotrexate
  • Budesonide
  • Dulcolax
  • Cleocin T
  • Hyoscyamine
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin D
  • Amitiza
Patient was hospitalized.

Diarrhoea Haemorrhagic, Cough
on Feb 20, 2014 Male from CO , weighting 70.11 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: diarrhoea haemorrhagic, cough. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Sweat Gland Disorder
on Feb 20, 2014 Female from CA , weighting 215.4 lb, was treated with Remicade. Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: sweat gland disorder. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Breast Cyst
Patient was taking Remicade. After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: breast cyst on Feb 20, 2014 from CA Additional patient health information: Female , 46 years of age, weighting 172.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Intestinal Resection, Ileostomy
Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2014 by a Male taking Remicade (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , 42 years of age, weighting 197.3 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: intestinal resection, ileostomy.

Colitis Ulcerative, Influenza
on Mar 05, 2014 Male from US , 17 years of age, weighting 112.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: colitis ulcerative, influenza. Remicade dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Methotrexate
  • Folic Acid
  • Prilosec
Patient was hospitalized.

Poisoning
on Feb 18, 2014 Female from US , 29 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: poisoning. Remicade dosage: Into A Vein. Patient was hospitalized.

Metrorrhagia
Patient was taking Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: metrorrhagia on Feb 19, 2014 from CA Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 89.99 lb, was diagnosed with and. Remicade dosage: N/A.

Cataract, Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection, Exposure During Breast Feeding, Weight Abnormal
Adverse event was reported on Feb 26, 2014 by a Female taking Remicade (Dosage: Parent Dosing) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , child .1 years of age, Patient felt the following Remicade side effects: cataract, foetal exposure during pregnancy, respiratory syncytial virus infection, exposure during breast feeding, weight abnormal.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cephalexin
Patient was hospitalized.

Colectomy
on Feb 19, 2014 Male from CA , weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. After Remicade was administered, patient encountered several Remicade side effects: colectomy. Remicade dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Gastrointestinal Pain
on Feb 19, 2014 Male from AU , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Remicade. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Remicade side effects: gastrointestinal pain. Remicade dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

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Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:

     

    Side Effects

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    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)

     

     

     

     

    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad


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  • You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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    Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

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    Active Ingredient: INFLIXIMA

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