Review: Enbrel and Plaquenil
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Enbrel and Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 7,533 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Enbrel (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Plaquenil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 7, 2013: 7,533 people who reported to have interactions when taking Enbrel, Plaquenil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Enbrel (etanercept)
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Enbrel, Plaquenil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Injection Site Pain||776|
|4||Injection Site Reaction Nos||613|
|5||Injection Site Erythema||542|
|6||Injection Site Haemorrhage||328|
|9||Injection Site Swelling||305|
|10||Injection Site Pruritus||303|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Enbrel, Plaquenil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Psoriatic arthropathy
- Juvenile arthritis
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Zdanr: I have primary hyperparathyroidism with an adenoma and an igm of 16. can you tell me if the study was ever done on this combination.
(for a 55 year old woman who has Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Low IgM, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, ASA, Furosemide, Isosorbide Dinitrate, Synthroid, Nitroglycerin, Ranexa, Vivelle-dot, Cymbalta, Nitrostat, Crestor, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate)
Was given t-131 at age 16 and have virtually no thyroid gland. I also have systemic and coronary vasospasms that have caused heart damage, an unspecified autoimmune disease with elevated ANA, osteoporosis, normal calcium levels, parathyroid hormone of 117, an identified adenoma of the parathyroid, ...
(Number of patients like Zdanr: 9,540)
- By Luke: Should someone with discoid lupus and only one kidney be taking hydrochlorothiazide for water retention?
(for a 69 year old man who has Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, and takes Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate)
taking 25mg of hydrochlorothiazide for water retention only.
(Number of patients like Luke: 507)
- By Rudy: Very severe skin reaction to plaquenil. rheum wants to put me on chloroquine. i'm scared
(for a 23 year old woman who has Probable Lupus. D/x Having High Fever And Gasto Distress, and takes Plaquenil, Prednisone, Chloroquine Phosphate)
Started Prednisone and Plaquenil at the same time. After being in the sun, broke out in a typical Lupus rash. Then, the rash seemed to take on a life of its own. It was so severe, my Rheum said it's the worst he's seen, and he didn't even see it at its worst. Went off the Plaquenil. Told by Dermatol ...
(Number of patients like Rudy: 1,624)
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- By greeneyedgal: Plaquinil use shortness of breath
(for a 64 year old woman who has Osteoarthritis, and takes Plaquenil)
Approximately 4 months after starting Plaquenil, I observed I was experiencing SOB while lifting the patient I was caring for, also had severe muscle weakness. I had been out of the country for several weeks and thought I might have picked up something while in The Dominican. I was also losing wei ...
(Number of patients like greeneyedgal: 889)
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:
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