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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Etanercept (Definition)

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Enbrel and Remicade (infliximab) for RA, does any of these 2 meds can cause weight gain?

Enbrel and Remicade (infliximab) for RA, does any of these 2 meds can cause weight gain?

Maybe: Sometimes weight change can occur including weight gain. You and your rheumatologsit will need to develop your goals to help avoid this. ...Read more

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I gain weight 10 kilos, after taking enbrel (etanercept) 50mg weekly, inh 300mg, calcium + vit.D, trihemic, multi vitamins, vit 6, so what is the problem, what can I do?

I gain weight 10 kilos, after taking enbrel (etanercept) 50mg weekly, inh 300mg, calcium + vit.D, trihemic, multi vitamins, vit 6, so what is the problem, what can I do?

Food QuantityChoices: None of the medication tools you mention have any particular track record for promoting weight gain, or loss. Weight 90% food quantity & type, exercise minor. Carbs most fattening, proteins less so, fats (of natural origin, animal or plant) less & bulky low nutrient density veggies, e.g. Lettuce, the least. Weigh to 0.1 lb accuracy daily, record wt. & track what choices do & do not work. ...Read more

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Does enbrel (etanercept) cause a bad headache?

Does enbrel (etanercept) cause a bad headache?

Side effect: A headache is a common and less serious side effect while on enbrel (etanercept). Your physician prescribed this medication because the benefits of Enbrel (etanercept) are greater than the risk of side effects. Most people do not have serious side effects. ...Read more

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Can enbrel (etanercept) cause brain lesions?

Can enbrel (etanercept) cause brain lesions?

There have been neur: There have been neurologic side effects described that have been described including seizures, demyelination, personality changes, optic neuritis. These are neurologic changes ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss drug OTC that can be taken with enbrel (etanercept)?

What is a good weight loss drug OTC that can be taken with enbrel (etanercept)?

Very few OTC drugs!: There are few otc weight loss drugs that work for any duration without tolerance, and rapid weight gain ocurring with cessation. Good nutritional support is your best bet, combined with exercise. That having been said, ephedrine, guarance, phenylpropanolamine, caffeine, provided you do not od on these, can be taken with enbrel (etanercept). ...Read more

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Body Weight (Definition)

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