Review: could Enbrel cause Losing Weight?


Summary

Losing weight is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 360,890 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 315 have Losing weight. Find out below who they are, when they have Losing weight and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 361,641 users)

Losing Weight

Losing weight has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 26,652 Losing weight patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

360,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 315 people (0.09%) have Losing Weight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Enbrel cause Losing weight?

Time on Enbrel when people have Losing Weight *:

  • < 1 month: 6.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.37 %
  • 10+ years: 4.08 %

Gender of people who have Losing Weight when taking Enbrel *:

  • female: 75.6 %
  • male: 24.4 %

Age of people who have Losing Weight when taking Enbrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.42 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 2.52 %
  • 20-29: 1.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.88 %
  • 40-49: 23.95 %
  • 50-59: 37.82 %
  • 60+: 27.73 %

Severity if Losing Weight when taking Enbrel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Losing Weight **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (150 people, 47.62%)
  • Psoriasis (87 people, 27.62%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (74 people, 23.49%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (18 people, 5.71%)
  • Osteoarthritis (10 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (67 people, 21.27%)
  • Prednisone (17 people, 5.40%)
  • Plaquenil (17 people, 5.40%)
  • Humira (17 people, 5.40%)
  • Prednisone. (11 people, 3.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (66 people, 20.95%)
  • Psoriasis (39 people, 12.38%)
  • Injection Site Pain (38 people, 12.06%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (35 people, 11.11%)
  • Pain In Extremity (34 people, 10.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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