Imuran vs Remicade

Imuran
(Rx)
Remicade
(Rx)
Imuran is an arthritis medication and an immunosuppressive medication.
Remicade is an arthritis medication and an IBD medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Crohn's Disease
2.2
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Crohn's Disease
3.4
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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March 20, 1968
August 24, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
56,303 Discussions
135,285 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Lupus
#4 for IBD
#5 for RA
#6 for Colitis
#7 for Arthritis
Our data suggest that Imuran is taken for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Lupus, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for RA.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for RA
#4 for Arthritis
#5 for Psoriasis
#6 for IBD
#8 for Colitis
Remicade is prescribed for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, RA and Arthritis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Imu
Nausea
9
Hair Loss
5
Weight Gain
4
Fever
3
Pancreatitis
2
Common Cold
2
Skin Cancer
1
Migraines
1
Stomach Problems
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Rem
Fistula
5
Weight Gain
4
Nausea
3
Fever
2
Hair Loss
2
Lymphoma
2
Common Cold
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Hives
1
Pneumonia
1
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Imuran
Imu
Remicade
Rem
Nausea
Imu
Rem
9
3
Hair Loss
Imu
Rem
5
2
Weight Gain
Imu
Rem
4
4
Fever
Imu
Rem
3
2
Pancreatitis
Imu
Rem
2
0
Common Cold
Imu
Rem
2
1
Skin Cancer
Imu
Rem
1
0
Migraines
Imu
Rem
1
0
Stomach Problems
Imu
Rem
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Imu
Rem
1
0
Fistula
Rem
Imu
5
0
Weight Gain
Rem
Imu
4
4
Nausea
Rem
Imu
3
9
Fever
Rem
Imu
2
3
Hair Loss
Rem
Imu
2
5
Lymphoma
Rem
Imu
2
0
Common Cold
Rem
Imu
1
2
Shortness of Breath
Rem
Imu
1
0
Hives
Rem
Imu
1
0
Pneumonia
Rem
Imu
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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D Category D
Before taking Imuran during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Remicade during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Imuran and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Remicade and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 100 mg
Tablet: 50 mg
Solution: 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Azathioprine
Infliximab
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Imuran and Remicade: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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