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 174,892 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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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.
Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||21.62%||29.73%||10.27%||12.97%||16.76%||5.41%||3.24% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Enbrel * :
|Muscle pain||73.60%||26.40% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Enbrel * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.12%||2.09%||2.21%||12.78%||17.44%||34.15%||31.20% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Enbrel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (532 people, 49.72%)
- Psoriasis (260 people, 24.30%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (195 people, 18.22%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (68 people, 6.36%)
- Fibromyalgia (14 people, 1.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (257 people, 24.02%)
- Prednisone (145 people, 13.55%)
- Folic acid (78 people, 7.29%)
- Aspirin (40 people, 3.74%)
- Plaquenil (33 people, 3.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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