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Is enbrel (etanercept) or humira a narcotic drug?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Enbrel (etanercept) and Humira (adalimumab) are tumor necrosis factor-alpha (tnfa) blockers.
They are not related to narcotic medications.

In brief: No

Enbrel (etanercept) and Humira (adalimumab) are tumor necrosis factor-alpha (tnfa) blockers.
They are not related to narcotic medications.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No!

They are not narcotics!

In brief: No!

They are not narcotics!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

it is not. It is a biologic agent

In brief: No

it is not. It is a biologic agent
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There are injectable drugs call tnf Alpha inhibitors that decrease inflammation for diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, crohns, and ankylosing spondylitis.
There are not narcotics.

In brief: No

There are injectable drugs call tnf Alpha inhibitors that decrease inflammation for diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, crohns, and ankylosing spondylitis.
There are not narcotics.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Enbrel (etanercept) and Humira work by suppressing parts of the immune system. They are tnf Alpha inhibitors, a subclass of the dmards (disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug) called the biologicals.
They are not pain medications.

In brief: No

Enbrel (etanercept) and Humira work by suppressing parts of the immune system. They are tnf Alpha inhibitors, a subclass of the dmards (disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug) called the biologicals.
They are not pain medications.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Neither

Neither Enbrel (etanercept) nor Humira are narcotics.
They are not addictive. They are drugs made by biologic systems and thus are called biologic response modifiers. Both are used to treat autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

In brief: Neither

Neither Enbrel (etanercept) nor Humira are narcotics.
They are not addictive. They are drugs made by biologic systems and thus are called biologic response modifiers. Both are used to treat autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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