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Review: could Enbrel cause Rash pustular?

Summary: Rash pustular is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 174,980 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 184 have Rash pustular. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash pustular and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 175,543 Enbrel users)

Rash pustular

Rash pustular (redness with pustules) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 3,839 Rash pustular patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 174,980 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 184 people (0.11%) have Rash Pustular.

Trend of Rash pustular in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Rash pustular * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash pustular35.19%22.22%14.81%18.52%7.41%1.85%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash pustular when taking Enbrel * :

FemaleMale
Rash pustular75.27%24.73%

Age of people who have Rash pustular when taking Enbrel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash pustular0.00%2.08%3.47%2.78%4.17%18.75%36.81%31.94%

Severity of Rash pustular when taking Enbrel ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Rash pustular ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (86 people, 46.74%)
  2. Psoriasis (56 people, 30.43%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (38 people, 20.65%)
  4. Spondylitis (18 people, 9.78%)
  5. Ankylosing spondylitis (9 people, 4.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (39 people, 21.20%)
  2. Celebrex (21 people, 11.41%)
  3. Omeprazole (20 people, 10.87%)
  4. Folsan (18 people, 9.78%)
  5. Folic acid (13 people, 7.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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