Review: could Enbrel cause Kidney failure?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 174,862 people who take Enbrel. Among them, 490 have Kidney failure. See who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,429 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Enbrel include injection site pain, injection site erythema, injection site reaction, rheumatoid arthritis aggravated, rheumatoid arthritis.
Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) (latest reports from 425,631 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 166,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 490 people (0.29%) have Kidney Failure.
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||15.81%||24.65%||14.88%||9.77%||22.79%||9.77%||2.33% |
Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Enbrel * :
|Kidney failure||62.84%||37.16% |
Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Enbrel * :
|Kidney failure||0.00%||1.89%||0.63%||1.26%||1.26%||17.03%||31.55%||46.37% |
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 (304 people, 62.04%)
- Psoriasis (74 people, 15.10%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (45 people, 9.18%)
- Osteoporosis (34 people, 6.94%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (28 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (111 people, 22.65%)
- Prednisone (69 people, 14.08%)
- Lasix (53 people, 10.82%)
- Plaquenil (39 people, 7.96%)
- Vancomycin (37 people, 7.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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