Posted by Pat B
on April 07, 2000 at 19:48:01:
In Reply to: New RA medications ie Embrel posted by Mary in Vermont on March 26, 2000 at 21:49:24:
Enbrel has allowed me to reduce my pain meds and I get around much better. It is new and expensive. it is also a drug that does not strain the liver (methotrexate) or kidneys (gold shots). The big thing though is to NOT take it if you have an infection. Tough decision?
: Has anyone had success with Embrel? I may get to try
: it and am worried about risk of infections because of
: cronic lung problems.