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Review: could Enbrel cause Stevens-johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme)?

Summary: Stevens-johnson syndrome is found among people who take Enbrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 174,956 people who have side effects while taking Enbrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.

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Enbrel

Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,518 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

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Stevens-johnson syndrome

Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 136,181 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 174,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Enbrel. Among them, 142 people (0.08%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome in Enbrel reports

Time on Enbrel when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stevens-johnson syndrome41.12%32.71%1.87%7.48%14.02%0.93%1.87%

Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Enbrel * :

FemaleMale
Stevens-johnson syndrome74.84%25.16%

Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Enbrel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stevens-johnson syndrome0.00%0.00%14.02%8.41%10.28%14.02%24.30%28.97%

Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Enbrel ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (77 people, 54.23%)
  2. Still's disease adult onset (18 people, 12.68%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (16 people, 11.27%)
  4. Arthritis (14 people, 9.86%)
  5. Psoriasis (13 people, 9.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (49 people, 34.51%)
  2. Prednisolone (31 people, 21.83%)
  3. Isoniazid (27 people, 19.01%)
  4. Folic acid (20 people, 14.08%)
  5. Sol-melcort (18 people, 12.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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