Review: could Enbrel cause Multiple sclerosis?
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.
We study 174,987 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 471 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 175,550 Enbrel users)
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,273 Multiple sclerosis patients)
On Mar, 16, 2015: 174,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 471 people (0.27%) have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Enbrel when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Multiple sclerosis||4.27%||17.54%||16.59%||18.96%||33.65%||7.58%||1.42% |
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Enbrel * :
|Multiple sclerosis||72.77%||27.23% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Enbrel * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||1.79%||4.64%||22.86%||40.71%||24.29%||5.71% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Enbrel ** :
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (127 people, 26.96%)
- Psoriasis (80 people, 16.99%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (75 people, 15.92%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (39 people, 8.28%)
- Pain (14 people, 2.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (97 people, 20.59%)
- Prednisone (51 people, 10.83%)
- Folic acid (43 people, 9.13%)
- Humira (29 people, 6.16%)
- Piroxicam (19 people, 4.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Enbrel for a 13-year old boy with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. The patient has Joint Stiffness
- A study of side effects of Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Enbrel for a 62-year old woman with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. The patient has Joint And Muscle Pain,lack Of Energry, Sleeplessness,
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Otrexup, Prednisone, Enbrel for a 58-year old man with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Hypertension, Skin Cancer - Basal Cell, Hot Flashes, Rash Generalised
Recent Enbrel related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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