Review: could Enbrel cause Skin Rash?


Summary

Skin rash 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 Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 360,890 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 11,067 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 361,641 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 254,287 Skin rash patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

360,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel.
Among them, 11,067 people (3.07%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Enbrel cause Skin rash?

Time on Enbrel when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 23.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.99 %
  • 10+ years: 2.83 %

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

  • female: 76.57 %
  • male: 23.43 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 3.67 %
  • 30-39: 7.95 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 31.75 %
  • 60+: 36.37 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Enbrel **:

  • least: 42.86 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Skin Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6,016 people, 54.36%)
  • Psoriasis (2,123 people, 19.18%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (1,630 people, 14.73%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (604 people, 5.46%)
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (129 people, 1.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (1,529 people, 13.82%)
  • Humira (451 people, 4.08%)
  • Folic Acid (333 people, 3.01%)
  • Prednisone (308 people, 2.78%)
  • Arava (203 people, 1.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (1,816 people, 16.41%)
  • Arthralgia (1,138 people, 10.28%)
  • Injection Site Erythema (1,092 people, 9.87%)
  • Injection Site Pain (972 people, 8.78%)
  • Pain (951 people, 8.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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