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Is enbrel (etanercept) or humira a narcotic drug?
8 doctors weighed in

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. 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
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
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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