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Review: could Enbrel cause Losing weight (Weight loss)?

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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 174,956 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 136 have Losing weight. Find out below who they are, when they have Losing weight and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,520 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of enbrel reports

Losing weight

Losing weight (latest reports from 20,143 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Losing weight reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 174,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 136 people (0.08%) have Losing Weight.

Trend of Losing weight in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Losing weight * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Losing weight0.00%4.76%23.81%19.05%28.57%23.81%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Losing weight81.25%18.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Losing weight0.00%0.00%0.81%0.00%5.69%29.27%50.41%13.82%

Severity of Losing weight when taking Enbrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Losing weight0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Losing weight ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Losing weight0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (73 people, 53.68%)
  2. Psoriasis (68 people, 50.00%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (60 people, 44.12%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (18 people, 13.24%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (17 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (29 people, 21.32%)
  2. Humira (12 people, 8.82%)
  3. Plaquenil (12 people, 8.82%)
  4. Prednisone (9 people, 6.62%)
  5. Baclofen (9 people, 6.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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