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A 24-year-old female asked:

The enbrel (etanercept) is burning when i inject, the alcohol is dry on the skin and its leaving welts 2-3 inches in diameter. is it normal? what should i do?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Enbrel (etanercept) : Enbrel (etanercept) side effects include injection site reactions such as local burning feeling , red inflamed areas and welts. If these develop need to follow up with the doctor for possible side effects and allergies.
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
See below: Talk to your doctor---switching from sureclick pen to syringe may help.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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