Review: Enbrel and Plaquenil
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Enbrel and Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,667 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,518 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,510 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 7,667 people who take Enbrel, Plaquenil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Enbrel (etanercept)
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Enbrel is effective||50.00%|
(3 of 6 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(6 of 8 people)
(4 of 4 people)
(3 of 8 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(1 of 1 people)
|Plaquenil is effective||n/a||60.00%|
(3 of 5 people)
(1 of 5 people)
(2 of 7 people)
(2 of 15 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(1 of 3 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Injection Site Erythema||Drug Ineffective||Vaginal Haemorrhage||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Pneumonia||Injection Site Pain|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis||Injection Site Erythema||Pelvic Pain||Fatigue||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue||Lymphadenopathy||Rheumatoid Arthritis|
|Headache||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Cervix||Pneumonia||Arthralgia||Nausea||Lung Neoplasm||Injection Site Erythema|
|Hypersensitivity||Arthralgia||Pneumonia||Cellulitis||Pyrexia||Osteoporosis||Appendicitis Perforated||Injection Site Reaction Nos|
|Condition Aggravated||Injection Site Pruritus||Cellulitis||Lung Neoplasm||Fatigue||Dizziness||Ovarian Cyst||Arthralgia|
|Premature Labour||Oedema Peripheral||Lung Neoplasm||Lymphadenopathy||Back Pain||Headache||Pseudomonas Infection||Injection Site Haemorrhage|
|Asthenia||Injection Site Pain||Lymphadenopathy||Beta Haemolytic Streptococcal Infection||Condition Aggravated||Oedema Peripheral||Escherichia Infection||Nausea|
|Injection Site Reaction||Pneumonia||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Lupus-like Syndrome||Night Sweats||Fall||Cellulitis||Injection Site Swelling|
|Pyrexia||Pain||Arthralgia||Escherichia Infection||Breast Cancer||Condition Aggravated||Beta Haemolytic Streptococcal Infection||Injection Site Pruritus|
|Pruritus||Eczema||Nausea||Colitis Ischaemic||Systemic Lupus Erythematosus||Arthropathy||Arthralgia||Fatigue|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Enbrel is effective||54.29%|
(19 of 35 people)
(4 of 7 people)
|Plaquenil is effective||21.88%|
(7 of 32 people)
(2 of 6 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Injection Site Pain||Rheumatoid Arthritis|
|Injection Site Erythema||Drug Ineffective|
|Injection Site Reaction Nos||Injection Site Pain|
|Injection Site Haemorrhage||Condition Aggravated|
|Arthralgia||Injection Site Reaction Nos|
|Injection Site Pruritus||Fatigue|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Enbrel is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(4 of 13 people)
(7 of 22 people)
(9 of 22 people)
(2 of 6 people)
|Plaquenil is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 12 people)
(3 of 19 people)
(4 of 21 people)
(1 of 6 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease||Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Nos||Injection Site Pain||Vaginal Haemorrhage||Injection Site Reaction Nos||Injection Site Reaction Nos||Injection Site Pain||Rheumatoid Arthritis|
|Palatal Disorder||Psoriasis||Injection Site Erythema||Injection Site Erythema||Injection Site Erythema||Injection Site Erythema||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Injection Site Reaction Nos|
|Urinary Tract Infection||Pyrexia||Nausea||Pelvic Pain||Injection Site Haemorrhage||Injection Site Haemorrhage||Injection Site Reaction Nos||Injection Site Pain|
|Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection||Injection Site Pain||Injection Site Pruritus||Injection Site Swelling||Injection Site Pruritus||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Injection Site Erythema||Injection Site Haemorrhage|
|Reflux Nephropathy||Injection Site Discolouration||Injection Site Haematoma||Injection Site Reaction Nos||Injection Site Swelling||Injection Site Pain||Injection Site Haemorrhage||Drug Ineffective|
|Bladder Diverticulum||Autoimmune Hepatitis||Drug Ineffective||Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Cervix||Injection Site Haematoma||Arthralgia||Arthralgia||Arthralgia|
|Renal Hypertrophy||Abdominal Pain Nos||Injection Site Rash||Injection Site Pain||Rheumatoid Arthritis||Fatigue||Oedema Peripheral||Dermatitis Nos|
|Clostridial Infection||Weight Increased||Vomiting||Injection Site Haematoma||Injection Site Pain||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea|
|Otitis Media||Injection Site Erythema||Clostridial Infection||Injection Site Pruritus||Nausea||Headache||Fatigue||Injection Site Erythema|
|Pericardial Effusion||Mouth Ulceration||Hospitalisation||Premature Labour||Headache Nos||Injection Site Swelling||Pain||Cough|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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(Asked by a 15 year old girl who has Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Hypothyroidism, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, and takes Nabumetone, Levothyroxine Sodium, Prednisone, Plaquenil)
I have hypothyroidism, ITP, and MCTD. With me having all of these issues and taking all these different medications, I was wondering if it would be safe for me to take a diet pill named garcinia cambogia.
- So does hydroxychloroquine cause celiac desease?
(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Been Tested Twice For Celiac And Was Always Negitive. Started Hydroxychloroquine And Was Removed Due To Blurring Vision. Tested Again For Celiac And Supposedly It's Now Positive And Causing My Authrit, and takes Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate)
Been tested over the years for celiac and always negitive. Only had IBS. Took hydroxychloroquine for a year and it effected my vision. Then retested again for celiac because of authrits pain and now I'm positive for celiac.
- Is there a heath warning with a person taking enbrel being around a person with histoplasmosis?
(Asked by a 53 year old woman who has R. A, and takes Enbrel)
The person taking enbrel is there a risk facator being around a person with histoplasmosis?
- What causes it? and why is it so painful?
(Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Lupus, Shoulder Pain, and takes Plaquenil, Diclofenac Potassium)
I can lift my arm out in front of me but not out to the side!! The diclofenac doesn't seem to help. Any suggestions? Has anyone been on benlysta?
- Does xarelto contribute to extreme thinning of hair
(Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Dry Eyes, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Glimepiride, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Gabapentin, Pravastatin Sodium, Metformin, Lisinopril, Xarelto)
extreme hair thinning inability to relieve dry eye symptoms (burning, feeling of foreign object in eyes can anything be done to correct these eymptoms
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Enbrel (etanercept) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Enbrel is used in:
- Plaquenil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Enbrel alternatives:
- Plaquenil alternatives:
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