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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Etanercept (Overview)

Etanercept is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of immune system affecting drug.


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What are some etanercept side effects?

What are some etanercept side effects?

see details: Infection risk is the major one. Other possible issues include low blood counts, liver inflammation, neurologic diseases and an increased risk of lymphoma. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
121 doctors shared insights

Etanercept (Overview)

Etanercept is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of immune system affecting drug.


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Anyone know about trials of intranasal etanercept?

Anyone know about trials of intranasal etanercept?

NO: There are a few number of case histories of Etanercept injected into an effected joint. Normaly Etanercept is injected into the skin and is then absorbed into the body. Etanercept (enbrel) is used to treat moderate-severe ra, psoriatic arthritis, moderate to severe psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, and juvenille idiopathic arthritis.. I have not read about a single case of intranasal etanercept. ...Read more

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How is intranasal etanercept used for alzheimers?

How is intranasal etanercept used for alzheimers?

Not an AD treatment: Etanercept is not a proven treatment for alzheimer's disease and there are no trials of intranasal Etanercept listed on clinicaltrials.Gov which has all legitimate clinical research studies from us unless this is a very early (phase 1) trial. ...Read more

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I have RA and taking mtx and enbrel (etanercept) .can I do a plastic surgery for my breasts and is there a side effect?

I have RA and taking mtx and enbrel (etanercept) .can I do a plastic surgery for my breasts and is there a side effect?

Possible..: The chronic inflammation from RA may slow down the healing process. Also these medications lower the immune system. Therefore, your risk for infection may be higher than am average person. Check with your doctors before planning things. ...Read more

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What is perispinal etanercept?

No such thing: Enteraceptt is given as a subcutaneous injection. It is not a perispinal med. ...Read more

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Can children take etanercept injections?

Can children take etanercept injections?

Yes, absolutely!: Etanercept(Enbrel (etanercept)) is an excellent biologic medication that helps block the chemical messenger named tumor necrosis factor alpha(TNF-alpha)that cells involved in the immune system make.By blocking TNF-alpha,the inflammation generated by the "confused" autoimmune white blood cells is blocked and can effectively put JRA/JIA active disease to sleep. I prescribe Enbrel (etanercept) in kids as young as 3 months old ...Read more

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Who should not take etanercept injections?

Who should not take etanercept injections?

Etanercept injection: "Enbrel should not be administered to patients with sepsis." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/enbrel.html ...Read more

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What can you tell me about enbrel (etanercept)?

What can you tell me about enbrel (etanercept)?

A TNF targeter: Enbrel or etanercept is an anti-tumor necrosis factor drug used to treat psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis. It is taken by self injection and is very helpful in selected cases ...Read more

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