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Review: could Enbrel cause Rash?

Summary: Rash could be caused by Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ 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, 4,413 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash 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.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,181 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 174,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 4,538 people (2.59%) have Rash. They amount to 0.47% of all the 963,837 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash23.74%28.87%12.07%10.16%15.69%7.44%2.01%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Enbrel * :

FemaleMale
Rash75.63%24.37%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Enbrel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.03%0.53%1.66%4.01%8.14%19.07%30.92%35.65%

Severity of Rash when taking Enbrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (2,726 people, 60.07%)
  2. Psoriasis (1,177 people, 25.94%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (832 people, 18.33%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (270 people, 5.95%)
  5. Juvenile arthritis (99 people, 2.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (972 people, 21.42%)
  2. Folic acid (251 people, 5.53%)
  3. Prednisone (208 people, 4.58%)
  4. Humira (139 people, 3.06%)
  5. Plaquenil (134 people, 2.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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