Review: could Enbrel cause Muscle atrophy?
We study 174,937 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Muscle atrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle atrophy and more.
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Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,502 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle) (latest reports from 37,361 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 174,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 69 people (0.04%) have Muscle Atrophy. They amount to 0.18% of all the 37,327 people who have Muscle Atrophy on eHealthMe.
Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle atrophy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle atrophy||20.00%||12.00%||12.00%||20.00%||24.00%||12.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Enbrel * :
|Muscle atrophy||48.75%||51.25% |
Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Enbrel * :
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.61%||1.61%||6.45%||41.94%||48.39% |
Severity of Muscle atrophy when taking Enbrel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle atrophy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (41 people, 59.42%)
- Psoriasis (16 people, 23.19%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (13 people, 18.84%)
- Polymyositis (5 people, 7.25%)
- Anaemia of chronic disease (3 people, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (18 people, 26.09%)
- Humira (10 people, 14.49%)
- Irenat (9 people, 13.04%)
- Clexane (9 people, 13.04%)
- Macrogol (9 people, 13.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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