Review: taking Enbrel and Prednisone together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Enbrel and Prednisone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Enbrel and Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,430 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 172,637 users)

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 147,420 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

15,430 people who take Enbrel, Prednisone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Enbrel and Prednisone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Enbrel:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.0% - (4 of 14 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 72.0% - (8 of 11 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Prednisone:
  • < 1 month: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.0% - (11 of 19 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Enbrel:
  • female: 32.0% - (17 of 52 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
Prednisone:
  • female: 44.0% - (25 of 56 people)
  • male: 77.0% - (7 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Enbrel:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (11 of 27 people)
  • 60+: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 81.0% - (9 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 55.0% - (15 of 27 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • atrial septal defect
  • premature labour
  • weight decreased
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • dyspnoea
1 - 6 months:
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • oedema peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • congenital gastric anomaly
  • pain
  • pleural effusion
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • asthenia
1 - 2 years:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • pneumonia
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • cellulitis
  • dyspnoea
  • paraesthesia
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • diverticulitis
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • pleural effusion
  • dyspnoea
5 - 10 years:
  • pneumonia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • pyrexia
  • urinary tract infection
  • hypertension
  • fatigue
  • myocardial infarction
  • dehydration
  • renal failure acute
  • sinusitis
10+ years:
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • cataract
  • sinusitis
  • cellulitis
  • impaired healing
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • lung neoplasm
  • lymphadenopathy
  • nausea
not specified:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight increased
male:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • oedema peripheral
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • premature baby
  • cardiac murmur
  • meconium in amniotic fluid
  • neonatal aspiration
  • congenital cystic kidney disease
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • langerhans' cell histiocytosis
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • brain oedema
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • streptococcal infection
  • respiratory failure
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • hodgkin's disease
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • injection site pain
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • cough
  • somnolence
  • cushing's syndrome
  • epidural lipomatosis
20-29:
  • premature labour
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • anaesthetic complication pulmonary
  • nausea
  • obstructed labour
  • pelvic pain
  • respiratory arrest
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • injection site erythema
30-39:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • cough
  • asthenia
  • weight increased
  • premature labour
40-49:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
50-59:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • cough
  • pain
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • cough
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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