Review: could Enbrel cause Nightmares?
Summary: Nightmares is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Sulfasalazine, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 174,963 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.
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Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 175,525 users)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Nightmares 14,120 patients)
On Nov, 27, 2014: 174,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 44 people (0.03%) have Nightmares.
Time on Enbrel when people have Nightmares * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Enbrel * :
Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Enbrel * :
Severity of Nightmares when taking Enbrel ** :
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How people recovered from Nightmares ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (31 people, 70.45%)
- Psoriasis (10 people, 22.73%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (7 people, 15.91%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (2 people, 4.55%)
- Asperger's disorder (2 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sulfasalazine (4 people, 9.09%)
- Allegra (3 people, 6.82%)
- Diflucan (3 people, 6.82%)
- Methotrexate (3 people, 6.82%)
- Dolobid (3 people, 6.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Is there a heath warning with a person taking enbrel being around a person with histoplasmosis?
The person taking enbrel is there a risk facator being around a person with histoplasmosis?
- Do i need to temporarily stop taking my enbrel and methotrexate (that i take every week) while i am on azithromycin for severe cold symptoms? (1 answer)
i have RA and take Enbrel and methotrexate every week. i am currently taking azithromycin, tussicaps and dexamethasone to treat a severe cold, cough, sore throat, etc. My question is should i stop taking the ra meds until my antibiotics and steroids are done? Or should i just continue as normal, don't want to get sicker than i already am!!!! thanks
- Can enbrel cause tremors
I've been taking embrel for 5 months and just had a single episode of tremors that lasted a couple hours. I need to know if embrel could have caused this.
- I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer (1 answer)
already on enbrel, doing well do not want to stop, but diagnosed with prostate ca. Should I stop
- Do all rheumatoid arthritis drugs cause shortness of breath or panic?
Took methotrexate from 2007 until 2011 and caused shortness of breath. Switched to Humira, better on pain and then Enbrel. All caused shortness of breath and was hospitalized. I have lung damage and on oxygen 24/7. Taking infusion therapy, but get severe panic attacks. Can't tolerate the pain of RA, but medications side affects are even worse.
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