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I am going on enbrel (etanercept) i know the side effects but want to keep my life as normal as possible. Any suggestion?

I am going on enbrel (etanercept) i know the side effects but want to keep my life as normal as possible. Any suggestion?

See details: I am not certain what you mean. The Enbrel (etanercept) is an extremely effective therapy with only modest risk. You keep your life normal by controlling your arthritis. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to build a tolerance to enbrel (etanercept) and how til it could happen. I'm haven't been on it a year and the effects are decreasing ?

See below: Tolerance can occur as a result of anti-chimeric antibodies which is where your body makes antibodies to enbrel (etanercept). It is less apt to occur if you are on methotrexate. ...Read more

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What are Enbrel (etanercept) side effects?

What are Enbrel (etanercept) side effects?

See details: Infection is the greatest risk. Other side effects include reduction in blood counts, liver disease, neurologic disorders and a possible increased risk of lymphoma. ...Read more

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Does anyone know side effects of enbrel (etanercept)?

Etanercept: Read more here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a602013.Html.

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To start taking enbrel (etanercept) --any bad side effects?

To start taking enbrel (etanercept) --any bad side effects?

Potentially: Enbrel (etanercept) is in a class of drugs that can treat diseases such as ra.. But it does have potential side effects such as serious infections. It can reacitivate TB so your doctor must do appropriate tests before you start the medication. The biologics can cause an increase in skin cancers. Also headaches, skin rashes, and local injection reactions can occur. Talk to your doctor, read about the med. ...Read more

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Am starting a weekly injection of enbrel (etanercept) but very scared of side effects? Plz advise

Am starting a weekly injection of enbrel (etanercept) but very scared of side effects? Plz advise

See details: Enbrel (etanercept) is an incredibly effective therapy for several types of inflammatory arthritis. The risks are low with infection the most common one. The benefits far outweigh the risks as it prevents joint damage. Discuss your fears with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Am taking now enbrel (etanercept) and methotrexate till now no side effects.. if I kept taking them will I have bad side effect?

Am taking now enbrel (etanercept) and methotrexate till now no side effects.. if I kept taking them will I have bad side effect?

Impossible to answer: The risk of long term therapy is relatively low. Infection is the major risk but studies have suggested that Enbrel (etanercept) has less risk than other meds in its class. The benefits, however, are enormous. These meds prevent joint damage and deformity. ...Read more

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Child has JRA failed enbrel and had side effects from it so dr gave choice humira or remicade (infliximab) Which is better ? I'm confused snd do know what to do!

Child has JRA failed enbrel and had side effects from it so dr gave choice humira or remicade (infliximab)   Which is better ? I'm confused snd do know what to do!

TNF Inhibitors: All of the medications offered to your child work in similar ways the difference is how the meds are given. Humira (adalimumab) is an injection that can be done at home every two weeks, while remicaide is an IV medication that must be done in an infusion unit or hospital. These medication have similar side effects and benefits. My advice is try the medication that is least disruptive to your lifestyle. ...Read more

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Enbrel (Definition)

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