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07-24-2012, 05:35 AM   #1
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Tremors in hands and fingers from Infliximab?

Hi, and thank you for any response.

I'm helping my friend ( a chron's disease sufferer) who has developed quite serious tremors in her hands and fingers. She has asked if any of you guys have experienced such a thing from taking Infliximab? She has only had two rescue doses ever. The last one over a year ago.

She currently takes Asacolon 400mg and Purinethol 50mg. She is due to see a neurologist shortly.

I would appreciate greatly any response or comments.

Thank you,

Little grey
07-24-2012, 09:47 AM   #2
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The only thing that's caused tremors in my hands has been prednisone. Sorry I don't have any experience with Asacolon or Purinethol.
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07-24-2012, 05:30 PM   #3
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Thank you for your response, SdN.

My friend was on prednisone following a flare up but that was about a year ago. I will mention that to her.

Many thanks,

Little grey
07-26-2012, 10:03 AM   #4
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I take purinathol and remicade and no I've never had any tremors in my hands or anywhere else for that matter.

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08-03-2012, 06:12 AM   #5
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I take purinathol and remicade and no I've never had any tremors in my hands or anywhere else for that matter.

Sorry
Thank you so much for the response.

Much appreciated.

Littlegrey
08-03-2012, 10:35 AM   #6
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It is possible she has developed salycilate toxicity due to the Asacolon which is a 5 ASA drug. See the following link for symptoms associated with this condition. Tremors is among the Central Nervous System effects listed.

http://emedicine.medscape.com/articl...clinical#a0256
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02-09-2016, 01:59 PM   #7
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Hi I have left index finger twitches. I believe its from remicade. I got a mri which came back negative and eeg which came back slightly abnormal but cannot point to anything conclusive. So i really think its from the remicade
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