Review: could Enbrel cause Kidney Stones?


Kidney stones is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 172,388 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 487 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 172,637 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, renal angle tenderness, diarrhea (latest reports from 13,793 Kidney stones patients).

On Jul, 19, 2016

172,388 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 487 people (0.28%) have Kidney Stones

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Enbrel cause Kidney stones?

Time on Enbrel when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 11.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.24 %
  • 10+ years: 2.86 %

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

  • female: 62.02 %
  • male: 37.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 4.76 %
  • 30-39: 8.4 %
  • 40-49: 21.57 %
  • 50-59: 29.69 %
  • 60+: 34.45 %

Severity if Kidney Stones when taking Enbrel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Kidney Stones **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (235 people)
  • Psoriasis (93 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (63 people)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (27 people)
  • Osteoporosis (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (97 people)
  • Prednisone (25 people)
  • Plaquenil (21 people)
  • Fosamax (11 people)
  • Folic Acid (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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