Enbrel and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports


Summary

Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Multiple sclerosis with Enbrel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 408,333 people who have side effects when taking Enbrel from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

408,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 688 people (0.17%) have Multiple Sclerosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Enbrel when people have Multiple Sclerosis *:

  • < 1 month: 5.13 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.89 %
  • 10+ years: 3.66 %

Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Enbrel *:

  • female: 70.83 %
  • male: 29.17 %

Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Enbrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.43 %
  • 20-29: 4.61 %
  • 30-39: 19.66 %
  • 40-49: 33.74 %
  • 50-59: 26.7 %
  • 60+: 12.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (211 people, 30.67%)
  • Psoriasis (122 people, 17.73%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (116 people, 16.86%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (60 people, 8.72%)
  • Pain (12 people, 1.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (116 people, 16.86%)
  • Humira (55 people, 7.99%)
  • Prednisone (49 people, 7.12%)
  • Folic Acid (37 people, 5.38%)
  • Prevacid (21 people, 3.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypoaesthesia (89 people, 12.94%)
  • Demyelination (62 people, 9.01%)
  • Dizziness (56 people, 8.14%)
  • Paraesthesia (53 people, 7.70%)
  • Pain (47 people, 6.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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