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What are the uses for enbrel (etanercept)?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Psoriasis: It is mainly used to treat psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Tracy Brenner
Rheumatology 18 years experience
Psoriatic arthritis, RA, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis. Less common uses are Behcet's. Not used for Crohn's or uveitis (inflammatory eye disease). Did not yet show significant effectiveness in sarcoidosis. No benefit in vasculitis such as granulomatosis with polyangiitis.
Jun 21, 2014
Last updated Jun 21, 2014
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