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  1. Psorasis and Enbrel
    ... Ive been fed up with it and am starting therapy with Enbrel . In my case I think the good outways the bad in the...
    ... [hi, what is enbrel ? i use silkis, similar to dovenex ointment. i have...

  2. Am I alone or do others?
    ... sucks to have it and it hurts. My derm put me on Enbrel twice weekly injections (NOT FUN), but it has helped...

  3. Crying
    ... do anything. None did. Last Tuesday, I started on Enbrel injections. The nurse did the first one, and she was...

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  1. Serrapeptase/ice packs/advice please
    ... was. The best of the bunch of new drugs is called Enbrel , while it isn't cheap, it's been shown to stop damage...

Disabilities board

  1. ssa requests Dr exam
    ... erniations,spurs,DDD,fibromyalgia and sleep apnea. I began enbrel injections a few weeks ago.I take ultram,prozac and...

Hernia board

  1. Herniated L4-5 Disk, need advice

Pain Management board

  1. Prolotheapy Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... seeing a Rheumy And he is the one that is trying me on enbrel (not working so far 5 weeks). Had to 4 months to get ... the enbrel and I got worse in that period and had to leave work...

  2. Excellent pain control no sex drive at all embarrassed
    ... my life and still dont know how I got it. I am on Enbrel which is an immunosuppresor, so it is a risk. Doc...

  3. Considering changing to patch from Avinza
    ... to get my arthritis under control (maybe starting Enbrel soon, which should help) and then maybe one day I...

  4. What would you do?
    ... my ins to kick back in for this preventative med ( Enbrel ). This seems criminal to me, but what am I or anyone...

  5. Hydrocodone
    ... night which has really made a difference along with enbrel injections for my RA. I have been on this regiment...

  6. Stim Trial Nerves & General Bad Day
    ... Pain Meds), Xanex (anxiety), Celexa (depression), Enbrel & Methotrexate (Rheum Arthritis), Topomax (migraines...

  7. Get People Mag this week-Paula Abdul
    ... has 1 shot (which she gives herself) once a week of Enbrel . Of all things, a celebrity filled magazine and...

  8. anyone with rsd????
    ... thing that has really helped her is injections of Enbrel which is a anti-inflammatory med. Just a thought for...

Rare Disorders board

  1. My DD was DX with PFAPA
    ... the Colchicine doesn't work. They will use either Enbrel , or methotrexate, and there is another, newer drug...

Skin Problems board

  1. Skin tag consistency - stretchy or hard?
    ... mole? The reason why I ask is because I am taking Enbrel for Psoriasis and a rare side effect could be lymphoma...

Arthritis board

  1. 23 with arthritis?
    ... Biologics are kept in reserve for more severe cases; Enbrel , Humira, Remicade, Orencia and Rituxan. Anti-inflammator...
    ... My mom took Enbrel and is now taking Humira. I think she is very advanced...

  2. Psa progression
    ... progression of Psa? i have the option to double my enbrel dose or start taking methotrexate again. taking more...
    ... answering yours. as I understand, Methotrexate and Enbrel will help stop the progression of the disease, and...
    ... treat that was. NOT!!!) I've felt great while taking enbrel and voltaren until about a month ago. Now I have...
    ... the right cocktail of medications just for you. If Enbrel isn't cutting it and MTX is too toxic - have you tried...
    ... Remicade is a TNF inhibitor drug like Enbrel . There are three TNF inhibitors: Enbrel, Remicade...

  3. I have RA - treatment
    ... the arthritis medications can do that, like MTX or Enbrel . Maybe the "shot" she wants to add is Enbrel?...
    ... and if I was not totally pain free, I would go on Enbrel and drop the mtx back to 15 mg a week. That is where ... a TB test (which was a shot) before I started the Enbrel . I have been on Enbrel for 4 weeks now in addition...

  4. Inflammatory Arthritis
    ... of these: methotrexate, arava, plaquenil, minocin, enbrel , humira, remicade, orencia or rituxan. That way you...

  5. Plaquenil - side effects???
    ... If you're looking for the most effective, go with Enbrel . It's approved for both RA and PA. Works wonders,...

  6. arthiritis
    ... trying to get information on Enbrel , anyone taking this medication, and, if so, need some...

  7. What can anyone tell me about Enbrel?
    ... well enbrel has helped me alot was in bad shape.Been on it about...
    ... Hey there! I just stopped using Enbrel after six months. Unfortunately it did not help me ... seem to be much better if you take a methotrexate/ enbrel combination, really good reports out there regarding ... did not have any side effects but have heard that Enbrel can cause any heart problems to progress more rapidly...
    ... I loooved Enbrel . I was on it solo, no MTX. Unfortunately it stopped ... working so-so. I did have more sore throats/colds on Enbrel than on any other imunosuppressant drug. Take hand...

  8. Hi! new here w/RA (my story)
    ... test and take a chest xray. He wants to start me on Enbrel , which scares me to death. Well I usually avoid medication...

  9. Anyone on Orencia ?
    ... everything else except Rituxan - that one scares me. Enbrel worked very well for two/three years and then stopped...

  10. Pregnancy and RA
    ... tried to conceive the first time around, went off my Enbrel for 3 months, and then on the third month (first month ... a m/c in February. Right now, since I've been off Enbrel for about 9 months, my knees have been getting more...

  11. New here w/ a question please
    ... Sometimes my right knee hurts but not often. I have used Enbrel (as well as Humira) and it works great but I am currently...

  12. adverse reactions to enbrel
    ... I have been on and off Enbrel for about 5 years and I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! It's ... insurance makes you try those first before allowing Enbrel and nothing worked. When I was on Enbrel, I have no ... the pain and suffering and there is none of that w/ Enbrel . Don't be surprised if it takes up to a month to...

  13. Symptoms of R.A.? (runs in family)
    ... If that fails, the next line is the new Biologics; Enbrel , Humira, Remicade, Orencia and Rituxan. These are...

  14. psoriatic arthritis
    ... sulfa drugs, etc; but also the new biologics like Enbrel and Orencia. I hope you feel better soon, I know...
    ... and now waiting to see if I can get the anti tnf - enbrel etc. I have pa in my neck, elbows, wrists, fingers...
    ... would probably be the anti tnf meds like humira or enbrel . You will have to have an assessment to see if you ... stomach. I have been told that pa responds well to enbrel (injection) but I wouldnt know. Thank goodness you...
    ... Methotrexate, Remicaide, Humaria, and others with no luck. Enbrel injections 2x week took all the fatigue away, cleared ... was. I would ask your doctor if you can try Enbrel . I first noticed my fatigue left, then the swelling...
    ... which helps with car parking etc. I would like to try enbrel as I am tired all the time, but the consultant is...

  15. ankylosing spondylitis
    ... prevent joint damage, but in my 5 years of taking enbrel and humira I never once got a serious illness, just...

  16. Frustrated!!! New to board.
    ... been told the flare up goes away. Have you tried Enbrel ? When DD was 3 months old I went on Enbrel again ... so I might have waited a bit longer before going on Enbrel . Anyway, good luck....

  17. Plaquenil
    ... methotrexate, arava and imuran. I stopped taking it to try Enbrel . I think it's worth a shot to try plaq, especially...
    ... information on it to give to his Dr. He has tried arava and Enbrel with no relief at all and my insurance will not pay...

  18. Need Help Please-just Diagnosed With Ra
    ... treat aggressively and some of the new TNF inhibitors ( enbrel and humira, etc) stop the damage from occurring to...

  19. Enbrel questions
    ... NSAID, and methotrexate. After about a year we added enbrel . We tried taking me off of methotrexate and found ... that I did better when the methotrexate and enbrel worked together. I have had no adverse side effects...

  20. Humira vs. Embril ?
    ... I've been on both Humira and Enbrel . I'm currently on a double dose of Humira (weekly...
    ... Hello, I have been on both Humira and Enbrel prior to moving to Remicaid--I was lucky and both...
    ... with a lower resistance. Finally my doctor tried Enbrel . With in a month the horrible fatigue was gone. My...
    ... I also did very well on Enbrel. I think the Enbrel shots sting less than the Humira. My doctor said they...

  21. psoriatic arthritis!
    ... them. Apparently according to people on this board Enbrel is said to be very good and I am waiting to see whether...

  22. Question for elderly mother with inflammatory, rheumatoid arthritis
    ... detioration and Orava is now out as well, he is now trying Enbrel . Enbrel is another shot, similar to Humira however...
    ... bad reaction to Humira, he probably should not take Enbrel . TNF inhibitors all work in the same way....
    ... there teachergirl- As far as the similarities between Enbrel and Humira, for some reason it is working. He had ... the bad reaction to Humira, but has been on Enbrel and is good so far. (knock on wood). Since his bad ... rheumatoidologist at Mayo Clinic... he believes the Enbrel shall be safe, even with the reaction to Humira. Can...

  23. rheumatoid arthritis
    ... a week along with the folic acid and arava and the enbrel . My dr said the most he ever gave someone was 12 ... a week. Once I started on the enbrel , I was able to stop taking the methotrexate. My dr...

  24. medrol dose packs for psoriatic arthritis
    ... psoriatic arthritis since about 32. I am now 41. Enbrel worked great, but am no longer in a position to afford...
    ... tanning beds.By the time I was able to afford treatment, Enbrel was the wonder drug of choice. Can no longer afford ... enbrel , have heard methotrexate has serious side effects...
    ... rheumatologist in June and he is going to discuss enbrel . Everyone tells me how good it is, and it would be ... nice to see for myself. If you cannot get enbrel , try a dmard and an anti inflammatory together. Arcoxia...
    ... rheumatologist in June and he is going to discuss enbrel . Everyone tells me how good it is, and it would be ... nice to see for myself. If you cannot get enbrel , try a dmard and an anti inflammatory together. Arcoxia ... myself is greatly appreciated. You will prob. love the enbrel . My psoriasis almost went away and the psoriatic arthritis...

  25. so tired
    ... after me for years to try the new biologic drugs ( Enbrel , Remicade, Humira, etc)....

  26. Amyloidosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... i was back to where i began. They then put me onto enbrel which after five doses i was allergic to and my whole...

  27. Muscles
    ... Sarah, Iwill look that up. Tracey, no I havent had enbrel . Hope you get on ok, let us know. Ronnie...

  28. RA Medications not helping the pain
    ... medication. My doctor switched me from methotrexate to enbrel . I got a toxicity buildup on the metho and had to ... yours. They are a lot of people who are on metho. and enbrel . I agree with the previous post that you may need...

  29. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Subtalar fusion
    ... Doctor that the x-ray shows my ankle fused. I am on Enbrel and Prednisone(not full time). I had to stop taking...

  30. Enbrel, Remecade, Humira, TNF's?
    ... them. Some people say they get the choice between the enbrel and humira first, from those i've spoken to choose ... humira as it is made from human protein as oppose to enbrel which is made from mice protein. As i've not actually...
    ... The TNF's are like this: Enbrel = Fusion protein from human derived TNF-a receptor ... free TNF-a So, these are the 3 that bind to TNF-a. Enbrel is the only one that is not an antibody. The molecules ... parts in it. So, my advice is to start with the Enbrel and see how it does. I've been on it almost 3 years ... working. The others can always be tried later if Enbrel doesn't fly. Now, the real nuclear ones are these...
    ... I have psoriatic arthritis too and have been on enbrel for several years now and love it. I haven't noticed...
    ... was on methotrexate but had bad side effects) was on enbrel it worked some for a while but then the flares started...
    ... I have been on enbrel now about 5 months. I was scared at first to inject...

  31. RA andvitamin D
    ... four years ago I was diagnosed with RA. I have using Enbrel l and methotrexate for over a year. Recently m y Dr ... I am hoping that this will lead to my not needing Enbrel anymore. Has anyone had a similar experience?...

  32. Remecade vs Humira
    ... combination of Humira and trexall. I asked about enbrel but he feels it is the same as Humira and strongly...
    ... than existed to begin with. On the other hand, Enbrel and Humira are both fully human. The main difference ... is that Enbrel is a fusion protein and Humira is a monoclonal antibody ... . Theoreticaly, Enbrel should be the lowest risk and is preferred as a first...
    ... insight. Some of the info. I've been reading classifies Enbrel , Humira and Remecade as all biologics consisting of...
    ... I have been on Enbrel alone for almost 3 years with no problems. It has ... switched on, it usually stays on, hence the need for Enbrel . But Im hoping over time with good diet and lifestyle...
    ... Hi Naklang, I'm glad to hear that Enbrel is working for you. I'm definitely going to give...

  33. raised liver enzymes
    ... taking them chronically is a bad idea. I have been on Enbrel for almost 3 years and fortunately, no problems. ...

  34. Arthritis (oh the wit)
    ... young and feel 70 years old. Im now 40 and taking Enbrel injections. Hopefully you don't have it, but I was...

  35. Fibromyalgia
    ... fibromyalgia and Anklosing spondylitis.I just started Enbrel for the AS.What meds do you take for the psoriasis...

  36. Arthritis or As suffers? PLease
    ... I still have pain, but it has helped me more than Enbrel or Humira. Take care, Kera4...
    ... the results of the colonoscopy? I am waiting on enbrel to be delivered via mail.I had to have a TB test which ... was neg.When the enbrel arrives I will go to the rheumys office and be shown...
    ... miss unless something serious came up! I hope the enbrel work out good for you also! Love, Monkey...
    ... similiar to mine. I experienced my 1st injection of Enbrel today.It wasn't so bad.I am to inject the med twice...

  37. a question regarding psoriatic arthritis
    ... considered the most painful type. Now the good news ... ENBREL !!! I tried a bunch of other drugs over the years ... to try control this disease with no luck ... but Enbrel is literally a miracle drug. I never really had psoriasis ... completely normal life from there on. I've been using Enbrel for a little over 2 years now ... I guess we'll see ... with it ... keep plugging on ... ask your doc about Enbrel ! It is expensive at about $1500 per month here so...

  38. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... attempting to get approval from my insurance company for Enbrel since the MTX doesn't seem to be helping. Therefore...
    ... knee replacement 12 years ago at age 36. I started on enbrel 3 weeks ago and still taking all my other meds until ... methotrexate,plaquenil,azulfidine, folic acid and enbrel ....

  39. Grinding sound when I move neck
    ... arthritis meds and found no relief.I will be starting enbrel in a few weeks. I pray to GOD this will help.I also...

  40. Not very much posting or replies, losing hope
    ... Arthritis or PsA (a cousin of AS)and I have been on Enbrel since. It wasn't clear to me as to whether you have...

  41. rheumatoid arthritis
    ... diadnosed with RA last year. I am currently taking Enbrel and methotrexate for my RA. Within this year alone...

  42. Elevated C-Reactive protein & Sed Rate
    ... now with taking a combo of prednisone plaquenil & enbrel why sed rate has been staying between 27 & 30 I...
    ... now with taking a combo of prednisone plaquenil & enbrel why sed rate has been staying between 27 & 30 I...

  43. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... drug that has given me relief.My DR is thinking about Enbrel . As far as pain meds....get your GP to refer you...
    ... am in waiting for insurance to give me the okay for Enbrel . I am currently on Celebrex which is somewhat helpful ... starts by just relaxing. I hear great things about Enbrel and am excited to start it. Merry Christmas Canada...
    ... spine. I will find out if insurance will cover the Enbrel on December 27. talk to you soon Merry Christmas...
    ... works full time. Been on many combination meds to enbrel but ended up with inflamation in the eye which his...
    ... makes me so tired. I will receive my first shot of enbrel on January 28. I am crossing my fingers in hope of ... 00 a month. I talked to enliven services who make Enbrel and they were kind enough to pay 15%. With two kids...

  44. Sorry I just have to vent
    ... methrotrexate til had bad reactions & they stopped it) enbrel lidoderem patches, gabapentin, take advil even though...
    ... methrotrexate til had bad reactions & they stopped it) enbrel lidoderem patches, gabapentin, take advil even though...

  45. Enbrel
    ... Im so glad that the enbrel is working so good for you & that your getting relief...
    ... been on enbrel for 15 months. it seemed to work great at first but ... yet. i have heard some people notice a decrease in enbrel 's effectiveness....
    ... rest." And there are times when I don't think the enbrel works, but I rather stick with it than some of the...
    ... hi, I use enbrel and do find that I can tell when the next shot is ... did but that med made my hair fall out. the way the enbrel gets delivered is a whole other topic. I can not...
    ... Hi, I've been on Enbrel for 7 months. The psoriasis is almost gone. It has ... siblilities it scares me. I'm curious to know if others on Enbrel have had it stop working on PSA?...
    ... [QUOTE=louie112;3300928]hi, I use enbrel and do find that I can tell when the next shot is ... did but that med made my hair fall out. the way the enbrel gets delivered is a whole other topic. I can not...

  46. Hi introducing myself
    ... that real quick said i cant take it, so they started enbrel (still taking plaquenil & prednisone) sed rate went...

  47. methotrexate contributed to my fathers recent death
    ... good as dying. My hair did fall out. I switched to enbrel which is far worse than methotrexate in terms of side ... only if they fail should a dr. try methotrexate and enbrel ....
    ... so now im on the prednisone, plaquenil, gabitril, enbrel , & lidoderm patches & percocet & still in pain will...

  48. enbrel
    ... of the drugs myself but know others' that do take enbrel and have been amazed by the improvement in their disease ... Im sure other people will post messages who are on enbrel Goodluck and keep posting your progress. wenXXX....
    ... rheumatologist is seeing me in November to discuss enbrel , or remecaid, but dont know if I will get it due to ... the other drugs, with no joy, and then went on to enbrel and felt absolutely brilliant again. If you do get...
    ... Hello, I have been on Enbrel since June of 2006 & it has worked extremely well ... 10 months to get in to see started me right out on Enbrel in 2006 with all the posative labs. Does it all depend ... least. 2) I can't be in the sun at all while taking enbrel . This is just how my body is with the drug because ... life threatening. It was horrible not being on it Enbrel but also real horrible with constantly getting sun...
    ... the cost of enbrel is 1800 per month for 8 little shots. that is why...
    ... ultimately i started bleeding from rectum They put me on enbrel & well i will say it got my sed rate from 60 to 27 ... im still in alot of pain.. Also the enbrel made me burn up real bad when i went to the pool even...
    ... other posters have been on. My Rheumy went strait to Enbrel because of the complications of the other meds & it ... helped a lot I had real good insurance. I've been on Enbrel 1 1/2 yrs now & it's absolutely wonderful. The ... you is to tell you that to get the full effects of Enbrel it may take 2-3 mo to get into your system. My Rheumy ... people (includes me) Being in the sun too long while on enbrel can be life threatening. Be sure to talk to your Rheumy...
    ... I just realized that Enbrel comes with some complications i thought were raare ... and I had a rash for a week. My d. switched me to Enbrel . Now I have some leisions in places I would n ot...
    ... I just started on enbrel 3 weeks ago and I can say my hands feel a bit better ... rheumatologist again in January for blood work to see how enbrel is doing. I am still taking methotrexate,plaquenil ... [QUOTE=louie112;3256651]does anyone here use enbrel for their RA? I am wondering how it is working for...

  49. ? about RA+ man trying to concieve and RA meds...
    ... If he has to take one of the new stronger drugs ( Enbrel , Humira, Remicade, Orencia, Rituxan) you could freeze...

  50. New here and in need of some advice
    ... at the moment and waiting to find out if I can take enbrel or remecaide. I see my consultant again in November...

  51. newly RA diagnosed, pain and TIRED! Social Security
    ... really need to be on a disease modifying drug such as Enbrel or Remicaid. I was on Gold (Solgonal) for most of ... was in pretty bad shape until they came out with the Enbrel , which is just about as effective for me as the Gold...

  52. Pain...
    ... pur-bloka (don't know what it is). She has me on Enbrel & Arava for the Rheumatoid. Real bad things happened ... with being on the Enbrel in April this year. It's very highly sun sensitive...

  53. Anyone with HLA B27?
    ... definitively dx'x Psoriatic Arthritis. Started me on Enbrel , 50mg 2x/wk which I am still on. And the Enbrel has...

  54. RF Normal
    ... I'll begin this month. (Humira works similarly to enbrel and remicade. These are very expensive drugs, so...

  55. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... put forward for possible change to anti tnf drugs - enbrel , but not sure whether to embark on these. Hope you...

  56. Methotrexate Users-Do You Have an Medical ID Bracelet?
    ... happy to be feeling my old self again. Now I am using enbrel however today my pain was so bad that I couldnot even...

  57. Humeria, Remicade, Enbrel, Homeopathics?
    ... stand with Prednisone 5 mg( I am tapering down from 1) Enbrel (6 weeks now) Sulfasalazine 1 twice daily and Vicodin ... 5/500 for pain. I do feel better since the Enbrel , stiffness has gotten better. Dr recommended Enbrel...
    ... hair is falling out so the dr. is switching me to enbrel . I am not sure if all of these bioliogical agents...
    ... being made for him. Wonderful results! He takes only Enbrel now weekly and has seriously considered stopping that ... for awhile. Reactivation of Enbrel is said to be no less effective when restarted, unlike ... Dr. wants me to go to either Remicade, Humeria, or Enbrel . So far Humeria plus MTX has appealed to me. Question...

  58. Tnf
    ... injections. I heard horrid stories of people using enbrel and how they experience a sting...The only downside...

  59. 26 but feel 100!!!sero negative???
    ... choices for most people are the biologic DMARDs like Enbrel and Humira, but these can be made more effective and...


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