Review: could Enbrel cause Gastrointestinal Disorder?


Summary

Gastrointestinal disorder is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 330,719 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 495 have Gastrointestinal disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastrointestinal disorder and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 361,641 users)

Gastrointestinal Disorder

Gastrointestinal disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with extrapyramidal disorder, pain, deformity, activities of daily living impaired, nervous system disorder (latest reports from 34,553 Gastrointestinal disorder patients).

On Sep, 10, 2016

330,719 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 495 people (0.15%) have Gastrointestinal Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Enbrel cause Gastrointestinal disorder?

Time on Enbrel when people have Gastrointestinal Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 4.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.58 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.27 %
  • 10+ years: 6.19 %

Gender of people who have Gastrointestinal Disorder when taking Enbrel *:

  • female: 75.59 %
  • male: 24.41 %

Age of people who have Gastrointestinal Disorder when taking Enbrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.26 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.58 %
  • 20-29: 2.89 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 12.11 %
  • 50-59: 29.74 %
  • 60+: 48.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (283 people, 57.17%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (58 people, 11.72%)
  • Psoriasis (43 people, 8.69%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (43 people, 8.69%)
  • Hypertension (17 people, 3.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (94 people, 18.99%)
  • Humira (45 people, 9.09%)
  • Prednisone (24 people, 4.85%)
  • Remicade (15 people, 3.03%)
  • Prednisone. (15 people, 3.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea (71 people, 14.34%)
  • Arthralgia (55 people, 11.11%)
  • Nausea (54 people, 10.91%)
  • Pain (53 people, 10.71%)
  • Malaise (49 people, 9.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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