Review: Enbrel and Plaquenil drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Enbrel and Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 7,560 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,429 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,409 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 7,560 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||776|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||753|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)||626|
|Injection Site Reaction Nos||613|
|Injection Site Erythema (redness at injection site)||542|
|Injection Site Haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)||328|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||312|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||310|
|Injection Site Swelling||305|
|Injection Site Pruritus (severe itching at injection site)||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|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)||50|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||41|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||30|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||19|
|Headache (pain in head)||18|
|Cellulitis (infection under the skin)||16|
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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Complete drug side effects:
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:
- Enbrel alternatives:
- Plaquenil alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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Incidence of peripheral neuropathy of the 2 drugs interacting resulting in severe "burning feet".
50 mg weekly. symptoms increasing each week for 6 weeks.
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