Review: could Enbrel cause Muscle cramps?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 174,862 people who take Enbrel. Among them, 85 have Muscle cramps. See who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,429 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Enbrel include injection site pain, injection site erythema, injection site reaction, rheumatoid arthritis aggravated, rheumatoid arthritis.
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 49,366 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 174,862 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 49,341 people who have Muscle Cramps.
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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