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When to take enbrel (etanercept) after flu shot?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Any time: A flu shot does not alter the timing of the Enbrel (etanercept) dose. Keep to your usual schedule.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What are the effects of the shot enbrel (etanercept)?

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Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
Rheumatology 43 years experience
Well tolerated excep: Despite the fda requiring the package insert to warn one of the development of cancer with the drug, there has been many studies refuting the increased propensity to develop cancer; either lymph, skin or other "solid tumors." the one big risk is infectious complications. The drug does not cause infections; but, it makes it difficult to fight off tuberculosis, fungal infections and viruses.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Hopefully, the most prominent effect is excellent of the arthritis.
Nov 14, 2013

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