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Doctor insights on: Enbrel Etanercept Precautions

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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

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Etanercept (Definition)

Etanercept is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of ...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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Why am I having so much trouble with the enbrel (etanercept) autoinjector?

Why am I having so much trouble with the enbrel (etanercept) autoinjector?

Try this: Ask to do the next injection in front of the person who trained you how to do it. That way she or he can make sure that you are doing it correctly. ...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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A friend noted that my son szs after coffee. He is on enbrel, (etanercept) and is very thin. Could my friend be right?

A friend noted that my son szs after coffee.  He is on enbrel, (etanercept) and is very thin.  Could my friend be right?

Unlikely: I assume you meant seizes and not sneezes. Very unlikely but why don't you give son coffee and see for yourself. Btw, how old is your son and why is he drinking coffee at that young an age? ...Read more

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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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Why does it take so long for certain insurances to approve drugs like Enbrel (etanercept)? Do they enjoy making patients suffer while we're at their mercy?

 Why does it take so long for certain insurances to approve drugs like Enbrel (etanercept)? Do they enjoy making patients suffer while we're at their mercy?

See details: You have asked a very important question that continually frustrates patients and doctors. My cynical explanation is that it is always about money. ...Read more

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Enbrel (Definition)

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