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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

Trend of Enbrel, Plaquenil's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (7457906)

Drug combinations in study:
- Enbrel (etanercept)
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate)

eHealthMe real world results:

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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Injection Site Pain1,692
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 Nos1,041
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 Swelling684
Drug Ineffective680

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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)139
Arthralgia (joint pain)92
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)84
Pneumonia73
Dizziness52
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)52
Headache (pain in head)50
Drug Ineffective50
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)48
Cellulitis (infection under the skin)42

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Enbrel0.00%8.33%16.67%50.00%25.00%
Plaquenil0.00%12.50%37.50%50.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy
  3. Juvenile arthritis
  4. Systemic lupus erythematosus
  5. Osteoporosis

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate
  2. Prednisone
  3. Folic acid
  4. Sulfasalazine
  5. Omeprazole

* 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.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Incidence of peripheral neuropathy of the 2 drugs interacting resulting in severe "burning feet".

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • 50 mg weekly. symptoms increasing each week for 6 weeks.

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