Review: Enbrel and Plaquenil
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Enbrel and Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 7,635 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 1, 2014: 7,635 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|
|Injection Site Pain||1,692|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)||1,435|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||1,330|
|Injection Site Erythema (redness at injection site)||1,248|
|Injection Site Reaction Nos||1,041|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||751|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||734|
|Injection Site Pruritus (severe itching at injection site)||708|
|Injection Site Swelling||684|
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|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)||139|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||92|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||84|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||52|
|Headache (pain in head)||50|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||48|
|Cellulitis (infection under the skin)||42|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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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On eHealthMe, Enbrel (etanercept) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus. 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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- Plaquenil alternatives:
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