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Related topic: Enbrel, Kidney stones

Review: could Enbrel cause Kidney stones?

Summary: Kidney stones could be caused by Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 174,894 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 433 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,451 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones (latest reports from 105,426 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 174,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 433 people (0.25%) have Kidney Stones. They amount to 0.41% of all the 105,162 people who have Kidney Stones on eHealthMe.

Trend of Kidney stones in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Kidney stones * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney stones14.78%14.78%13.04%14.78%26.09%13.91%2.61%

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

FemaleMale
Kidney stones61.09%38.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney stones0.00%0.26%0.79%4.46%8.40%20.73%29.66%35.70%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Enbrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (276 people, 63.74%)
  2. Psoriasis (141 people, 32.56%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (101 people, 23.33%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (37 people, 8.55%)
  5. Osteoporosis (11 people, 2.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (106 people, 24.48%)
  2. Prednisone (29 people, 6.70%)
  3. Plaquenil (23 people, 5.31%)
  4. Prilosec (15 people, 3.46%)
  5. Prozac (14 people, 3.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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