U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Schaumburg, IL
A 52-year-old female asked:

I am going to start enbrel (etanercept) and i keep reading how sick people become. is it more in the 1st few months?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Rare: Most people taking Enbrel (etanercept) have no side effects or problems. The most important thing you should do is avoid people who are obviously sick with fever cough congestion. You should slso be checked for prior TB exposure before you start.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 33-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
A 46-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
A 23-year-old female asked:
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.