Review: could Enbrel cause Kidney failure?
We study 174,933 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 507 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.
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Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,495 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) (latest reports from 429,717 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 174,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 507 people (0.29%) have Kidney Failure. They amount to 0.12% of all the 436,425 people who have Kidney Failure on eHealthMe.
Time on Enbrel when people have Kidney failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney failure||17.17%||23.61%||14.59%||12.45%||21.03%||9.01%||2.15% |
Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Enbrel * :
|Kidney failure||62.15%||37.85% |
Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Enbrel * :
|Kidney failure||0.00%||1.75%||0.58%||1.17%||1.17%||15.79%||30.70%||48.83% |
Severity of Kidney failure when taking Enbrel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Kidney failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Kidney failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (311 people, 61.34%)
- Psoriasis (80 people, 15.78%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (45 people, 8.88%)
- Osteoporosis (34 people, 6.71%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (28 people, 5.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (112 people, 22.09%)
- Prednisone (71 people, 14.00%)
- Lasix (53 people, 10.45%)
- Plaquenil (39 people, 7.69%)
- Aspirin (38 people, 7.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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