Review: could Enbrel cause Muscle cramps?
Summary: Muscle cramps could be caused by Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone, and have Psoriasis.
We study 174,892 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.
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Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,451 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 49,516 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 174,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 85 people (0.05%) have Muscle Cramps. They amount to 0.17% of all the 49,483 people who have Muscle Cramps on eHealthMe.
Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle cramps||33.33%||8.33%||8.33%||25.00%||16.67%||0.00%||8.33% |
Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Enbrel * :
|Muscle cramps||77.01%||22.99% |
Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Enbrel * :
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||1.23%||0.00%||2.47%||7.41%||19.75%||25.93%||43.21% |
Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Enbrel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle cramps||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Psoriasis (5 people, 5.88%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 4.71%)
- Reiter's syndrome (2 people, 2.35%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 2.35%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 2.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (23 people, 27.06%)
- Methotrexate (18 people, 21.18%)
- Folic acid (11 people, 12.94%)
- Celecoxib (9 people, 10.59%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 9.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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