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Review: could Enbrel cause Muscle cramps?

Summary: Muscle cramps is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Psoriasis.

We study 174,956 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,520 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of enbrel reports

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 10,796 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

Trend of Muscle cramps reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 174,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 85 people (0.05%) have Muscle Cramps.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps33.33%8.33%8.33%25.00%16.67%0.00%8.33%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps77.01%22.99%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%1.23%0.00%2.47%7.41%19.75%25.93%43.21%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Enbrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Psoriasis (5 people, 5.88%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 4.71%)
  3. Reiter's syndrome (2 people, 2.35%)
  4. Osteoporosis (2 people, 2.35%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 2.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (23 people, 27.06%)
  2. Methotrexate (18 people, 21.18%)
  3. Folic acid (11 people, 12.94%)
  4. Celecoxib (9 people, 10.59%)
  5. Omeprazole (8 people, 9.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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