Review: could Enbrel cause Kidney Failure?


Kidney failure 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 257,190 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 678 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 245,876 users)

Kidney Failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, acute kidney failure, diarrhea (latest reports from 66,724 Kidney failure patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

257,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 678 people (0.26%) have Kidney Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Enbrel cause Kidney failure?

Time on Enbrel when people have Kidney Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 11.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.73 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.07 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.3 %
  • 10+ years: 1.71 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Enbrel *:

  • female: 63.94 %
  • male: 36.06 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Enbrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.39 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 2.31 %
  • 30-39: 2.08 %
  • 40-49: 14.32 %
  • 50-59: 29.33 %
  • 60+: 50.12 %

Severity if Kidney Failure when taking Enbrel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (396 people)
  • Psoriasis (91 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (50 people)
  • Osteoporosis (37 people)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (32 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (129 people)
  • Prednisone (83 people)
  • Lasix (53 people)
  • Plaquenil (40 people)
  • Vancomycin (38 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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