Enbrel and Muscle atrophy - from FDA reports
Muscle atrophy is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Muscle atrophy with Enbrel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 423,830 people who have side effects when taking Enbrel from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
423,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 181 people (0.04%) have Muscle atrophy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Enbrel when people have Muscle atrophy *:
- < 1 month: 7.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.05 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.79 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.42 %
- 5 - 10 years: 18.42 %
- 10+ years: 7.89 %
Gender of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Enbrel *:
- female: 63.74 %
- male: 36.26 %
Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Enbrel *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.69 %
- 10-19: 6.9 %
- 20-29: 1.38 %
- 30-39: 3.45 %
- 40-49: 9.66 %
- 50-59: 30.34 %
- 60+: 47.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (16 people, 8.84%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (8 people, 4.42%)
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 2.76%)
- Faeces Hard (4 people, 2.21%)
- Polymyositis (3 people, 1.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (27 people, 14.92%)
- Humira (22 people, 12.15%)
- Prednisone (11 people, 6.08%)
- Plaquenil (11 people, 6.08%)
- Xeljanz (10 people, 5.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (36 people, 19.89%)
- Joint Pain (35 people, 19.34%)
- Pain In Extremity (33 people, 18.23%)
- Pain (29 people, 16.02%)
- Weakness (25 people, 13.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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