Enbrel and Muscle atrophy - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle atrophy is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 375,857 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA. Among them, 166 have Muscle atrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle atrophy and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 377,262 users)

Muscle Atrophy

Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 8,143 Muscle atrophy patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

375,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 166 people (0.04%) have Muscle Atrophy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Enbrel cause Muscle atrophy?

Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle Atrophy *:

  • < 1 month: 8.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.57 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Atrophy when taking Enbrel *:

  • female: 62.89 %
  • male: 37.11 %

Age of people who have Muscle Atrophy when taking Enbrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.76 %
  • 10-19: 3.05 %
  • 20-29: 1.53 %
  • 30-39: 3.82 %
  • 40-49: 10.69 %
  • 50-59: 31.3 %
  • 60+: 48.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (101 people, 60.84%)
  • Psoriasis (16 people, 9.64%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (14 people, 8.43%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (7 people, 4.22%)
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 2.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (27 people, 16.27%)
  • Humira (15 people, 9.04%)
  • Prednisone (11 people, 6.63%)
  • Plaquenil (10 people, 6.02%)
  • Xeljanz (9 people, 5.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (33 people, 19.88%)
  • Joint Pain (32 people, 19.28%)
  • Pain In Extremity (28 people, 16.87%)
  • Pain (27 people, 16.27%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (25 people, 15.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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