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Review: could Enbrel cause Nightmares?

Summary: Nightmares could be caused by Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Sulfasalazine, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 174,892 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

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

Nightmares

Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) (latest reports from 83,216 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 174,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 44 people (0.03%) have Nightmares. They amount to 0.05% of all the 83,135 people who have Nightmares on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nightmares in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Nightmares * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nightmares16.67%16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Enbrel * :

FemaleMale
Nightmares82.93%17.07%

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Enbrel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nightmares0.00%2.78%0.00%5.56%8.33%27.78%25.00%30.56%

Severity of Nightmares when taking Enbrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nightmares0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nightmares ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (31 people, 70.45%)
  2. Psoriasis (10 people, 22.73%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (7 people, 15.91%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (2 people, 4.55%)
  5. Asperger's disorder (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sulfasalazine (4 people, 9.09%)
  2. Dolobid (3 people, 6.82%)
  3. Combipatch (3 people, 6.82%)
  4. Methotrexate (3 people, 6.82%)
  5. Allegra (3 people, 6.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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