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Relief After Enbrel Subcutaneous Injection
The hypodermis, also called the hypoderm, subcutaneous tissue, subcutis, or superficial fascia, is the lowermost layer of the integumentary system in vertebrates. Types of cells that are found in the hypodermis are fibroblasts, adipose cells, and macrophages. It is derived from the mesoderm, but unlike the dermis, it is not derived from the dermatome ...Read more
Why do I need to rotate injection sites when I inject enbrel (etanercept)? Why can't I inject the same place?
I take enbrel (etanercept) shots and a couple hours after i inject the shot i get a huge knot at the injection point and it itches for days is this normal?
Yes: Injection site reactions are one of enbrel's most common side effects. These are uncomfortable, but not serious in general. These may not occur after every injection. ...Read more
7yr old on enbrel (etanercept) been having injection site reactions each time bigger than last. Last time 3.5inches long. At what point should she stop taking it?
Not dangerous: First, rest assured, the injection site reaction is not dangerous. There are several options: 1) try the prefilled syringe instead of injector. We see less redness and pain with this form. 2) ice the area immediately after the shot. This will decrease the reaction. 3) switch to alternate medication such as Humira (adalimumab). You should voice your concerns to your doc and discuss options ...Read more
Can my wife take her weekly injection of Enbrel (etanercept) if she is sick. Not horribly sick not feverish.she is just have mild cold symptoms.
Child has injection site reactions on enbrel and vomits after getting shot even with Zofran (ondansetron) what would be a good alternative drug for JRA?
Other biologic.: The details of your child's history and past treatments are unknown, of course, but one could consider an alternative biologic. Each one is designed differently than others. I urge to set up a follow up with your child's pediatric rheumatologist to discuss further. Good luck and hope they feel better. ...Read more
Recently diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis & prescribed enbrel (etanercept). How effective, in the long term, are these injections? Any downsides? Thank you!
Extremely effective: Tnf agents are extremely effective in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. It is surprising that the side effects were not reviewed with you prior to starting the med. The major risk is infection with other possible side effects being reduced blood counts, liver inflammation, neurologic disorders and a possible increased risk of lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear dr I have s a spondylitis ankylosis the anti tnf alpha enbrel (etanercept) 25 mg for 1year by injection every 2 weeks not effect with me can I do please help?
Hi, I have Ankylosing Spondylitis, and I am on a weekly injection of Enbrel (etanercept). I am wondering whether or not I may donate blood? Thank you!!
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