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Related topic: Enbrel, Muscle pain

Review: could Enbrel cause Muscle pain?

Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 174,894 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,070 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,451 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,579 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 174,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 1,070 people (0.61%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.21% of all the 500,293 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle pain in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain21.62%29.73%10.27%12.97%16.76%5.41%3.24%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle pain73.60%26.40%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.12%2.09%2.21%12.78%17.44%34.15%31.20%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Enbrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (532 people, 49.72%)
  2. Psoriasis (260 people, 24.30%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (195 people, 18.22%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (68 people, 6.36%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (14 people, 1.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (257 people, 24.02%)
  2. Prednisone (145 people, 13.55%)
  3. Folic acid (78 people, 7.29%)
  4. Aspirin (40 people, 3.74%)
  5. Plaquenil (33 people, 3.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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