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 174,987 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 has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 175,550 Enbrel users)
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 10,830 Muscle cramps patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 174,980 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 85 people (0.05%) 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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- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate, Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Nausea, Abdominal Pain
- A study of side effects of Enbrel for a 13-year old boy with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. The patient has Joint Stiffness
- A study of side effects of Enbrel for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Enbrel for a 62-year old woman with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. The patient has Joint And Muscle Pain,lack Of Energry, Sleeplessness,
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Omeprazole, Prednisone, Folic Acid, Enbrel, Methotrexate for a 56-year old woman with Depression, Chest Tightness Or Pressure, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Tremor
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