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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle atrophy 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, 14, 2017

408,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 179 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: 13.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.42 %
  • 10+ years: 7.89 %

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

  • female: 63.91 %
  • male: 36.09 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.7 %
  • 10-19: 6.99 %
  • 20-29: 1.4 %
  • 30-39: 3.5 %
  • 40-49: 9.79 %
  • 50-59: 30.77 %
  • 60+: 46.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (103 people, 57.54%)
  • Psoriasis (17 people, 9.50%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (16 people, 8.94%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (8 people, 4.47%)
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 2.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (27 people, 15.08%)
  • Humira (21 people, 11.73%)
  • Prednisone (11 people, 6.15%)
  • Plaquenil (11 people, 6.15%)
  • Simponi (10 people, 5.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (36 people, 20.11%)
  • Joint Pain (34 people, 18.99%)
  • Pain In Extremity (32 people, 17.88%)
  • Pain (29 people, 16.20%)
  • Mobility Decreased (25 people, 13.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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