Actemra and Systemic lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports


Summary

Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Actemra, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Systemic lupus erythematosus with Actemra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,511 people who have side effects when taking Actemra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

14,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Actemra.
Among them, 129 people (0.89%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actemra cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Time on Actemra when people have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus *:

  • < 1 month: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Actemra *:

  • female: 94.49 %
  • male: 5.51 %

Age of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Actemra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.7 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.11 %
  • 40-49: 32.43 %
  • 50-59: 44.59 %
  • 60+: 12.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (104 people, 80.62%)
  • Pain (3 people, 2.33%)
  • Iron Deficiency Anaemia (3 people, 2.33%)
  • Inflammation (3 people, 2.33%)
  • Depression (3 people, 2.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (82 people, 63.57%)
  • Orencia (81 people, 62.79%)
  • Humira (81 people, 62.79%)
  • Rituxan (68 people, 52.71%)
  • Fosamax (65 people, 50.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hair Loss (64 people, 49.61%)
  • Pemphigus (61 people, 47.29%)
  • Pain (58 people, 44.96%)
  • Abdominal Discomfort (54 people, 41.86%)
  • Glossodynia (51 people, 39.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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