Review: taking Enbrel and Prednisone together


Summary

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 18,179 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 245,876 users)

Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

18,179 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 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (6 of 9 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: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 61.0% - (8 of 13 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 85.0% - (6 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Enbrel:
  • female: 35.0% - (13 of 37 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
Prednisone:
  • female: 51.0% - (20 of 39 people)
  • male: 75.0% - (6 of 8 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (8 of 16 people)
  • 60+: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
Prednisone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 68.0% - (11 of 16 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pain in extremity
  • atrial septal defect
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • dyspnoea
  • weight increased
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • thrombocytopenia
  • weight decreased
  • pain in extremity
  • pleural effusion
1 - 2 years:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • tuberculosis
  • fatigue
2 - 5 years:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • fall
  • pleural effusion
  • multiple sclerosis
  • asthenia
5 - 10 years:
  • pneumonia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • urinary tract infection
  • sinusitis
  • hypertension
  • pain
  • arthritis
10+ years:
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • sinusitis
  • cataract
  • impaired healing
  • cellulitis
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • hepatic steatosis
not specified:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • injection site pain
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • meningitis neonatal
  • respiratory distress
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • atrial septal defect
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • meningitis aseptic
  • meningitis enteroviral
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • pleural effusion
  • weight increased
  • histiocytosis haematophagic
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • injection site pain
  • hodgkin's disease
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • cough
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • nausea
20-29:
  • injection site erythema
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • injection site swelling
  • premature labour
  • injection site pruritus
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • anaesthetic complication pulmonary
  • nausea
  • obstructed labour
  • pelvic pain
30-39:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • pyrexia
  • injection site pain
  • cough
  • nausea
  • pain
  • asthenia
40-49:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • injection site erythema
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • pain
50-59:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • injection site pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • arthralgia
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • pyrexia
  • cough
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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