... patients taking this med for RA, Crohns, Psoriasis, Colitis complain about developing drug induced Lupus with alot of joint pains even after discontinuing the meds after 2 years. Also what is the % of posative results in patients taking it for fistulas and cancer risk?
In clinical trials with Remicade closure of all fistula was achieved in 52% of Remicade-treated patients compared with 13% of placebo-treated patients
There is an increased risk of developing a severe and rare type of lymphoma whilst taking Remicade.(see above link for more details)
You should discuss the risks and benefits of taking Remicade with your GI specialist.
See this link for reviews from patients taking Remicade
- Remicade Information for Consumers
- Remicade Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Remicade (detailed)
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