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  1. anyone have similar symptoms?
    ... many medications. The one I find the most helpful is enbrel . It is an immunosuppressive medication the helps to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: clinoril

  2. Ankylosing Spondylitis questions
    ... am taking 15 mg mtx wkly. What are you injecting? Enbrel ? I have not contacted SS or SSD; I'm still thinking...
    ... of course folic acid. I have been checking on the enbrel and humara. It all has nasty side effects, but so ... does the AS. I think i am leaning toward the enbrel . I had a hysterectomy years ago (i was still a pup...
    ... and you name it. One thing that changed my life was Enbrel . It works so well for me. I have been able to stop ... completely for a couple of years now,( I've been on the Enbrel for about 3.) Enbrel is the best thing that ever happened ... on. I am now maintained on plaquenil, clinoril, and enbrel . I do get infections easily, but I get them treated ... AS who is also unsure about whether or not to try Enbrel and I told her to go for it. I hope this will reassure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate Prednisone clinoril remicade

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  4. Sulfasalazine...any info??
    ... long-term. I am thinking of asking my doctor about Enbrel . Good luck to you and hang in there!...
    ... prednisone , vitimans, percocets daily and a shot of enbrel once a week to keep me going. good luck. the best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prednisone Sulfasalazine Percocet

  5. For mark83087
    ... up, im doing ok but my doctor says i have to take enbrel now and inject to me, i hope it works....
    ... it thats why he didnt tell me, i should be starting enbrel soon like in a day or two. :)...
    ... i just took my enbrel shot for the first time, stung pretty bad but nothin...

  6. Methotrexate Frustration
    ... have a friend with psoriatic arthritis and she takes Enbrel and says it was a complete miracle for her. It works...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Prednisone

  7. hi, im new here
    ... remicade with no good results my doctor has put me on enbrel . i will be starting it tomorrow. i was just hopin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: remicade

  8. Ankylosing Spondylitis (i fear i may have it)
    ... probably had symptoms since early 30's and am now on Enbrel and Mobic along with morphine for breakthrough pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Morphine

  9. Are these common RA symptoms?
    ... takes Methotrexate injections instead of the pills, Enbrel injections, and steroid injections in her joints when ... some relief for a few weeks. It takes the Metho and Enbrel 1-2 months to start working. She just had to keep ... RA, it helps, but there are better choices. Like Enbrel , etc. He believes in taking the bull by the horns...
    ... months for my Moms to work, but she had to add the Enbrel in because it wasn't quite enough with the Methotrexate...
    ... is wonderful for her!! :) There are many choices, Enbrel and Metho work in my family. Keep asking questions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Methotrexate Prednisone Motrin Vicodin dilaudid Ultram remicade

  10. Having RA and Starting a Family
    ... ive had RA since i was 15 ..I am currently taking Enbrel along with painkillers. Ive come to the point where...

  11. Question about Methotrexate
    ... actually to the point of vomiting? I also will be taking Enbrel 50 mg. one shot a week starting this week also. ... Just wondering what to look for with Methotrexate or enbrel ? Also if the effects get better after taking the...
    ... this passes within a few hours. I cannot take Enbrel due to the bad reaction I had to Humira. I am no...
    ... they work well for you. I've heard good things about Enbrel . If I don't start feeling a benefit from the Metho ... in another month, my doctor is going to add Enbrel ....
    ... week and have not had a problem. Also I am taking enbrel 25mg twice a week. This has been the best I have felt...
    ... that you have psoriatic arthritis and you are taking enbrel . I have had psoriatic arthritis for 4 years and cannot ... my stomach is in a terrible mess. Can you explain enbrel to me and how you take it. What side effects does...
    ... Hi Ronnie- Enbrel is an injection either twice a week or once a week ... my hands,back, knees,hips,ankles. The best part of Enbrel was it pretty much cleared up my psoriasis. I had...
    ... hospital on 9th July I am going to ask them about enbrel , see whether its suitable for me. Regards Ronnie...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Folic humira

  12. What happens at menopause(and after) with RA?
    ... was 6 yrs ago. Today I feel pretty good. I take enbrel injections and watch my diet carefully. No junk food...

  13. Rhuematoligist wants me on Methatrexate after being on Prednisone for 15 yrs.
    ... something horrible would happen but nothing did. I take enbrel injections now and I can have alcohol if I want. ...
    ... something horrible would happen but nothing did. I take enbrel injections now and I can have alcohol if I want. ...

  14. Psoriatic Arthritis
    ... psoriatic arthritis. And as a result I have started Enbrel with the hope that it will not only work on my Psoriasis...
    ... wants me to start on it for my pa I have been on Enbrel for several years. It is great on the Arthritis part...

  15. Methotrexate (sp?)
    ... hoping that it will help until i get started on the enbrel . Hope everyone has good outcomes with this med....
    ... isolated case. They have been using it for many years. Enbrel is useful for those that don't respond to MTX. The ... combination of Enbrel and MTX has the best results of all. My daughter ... doesn't need Enbrel at all so we will be sticking with MTX because it ... lot of moms that have children with rheumatoid and Enbrel is wonderful for some but a curse for those that end...
    ... am in contact with are on a biologic of some sort ( Enbrel etc...) I'm not sure if they tried MTX first. Hope...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate

  16. Affordable?
    ... My Rheumy is talking about moving me up to either Enbrel or Humira. I priced these drugs & I can't afford them ... certain %. So our cost will be $500.00 per injection for enbrel & $750.00 for humira. OUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But my...
    ... Melissa, go to the Enbrel website and find the patient assistance section. ... working people with insurance. I couldn't afford Enbrel or Humira and to be truthful, I have a hard time giving...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prednisone humira remicade

  17. Humira?
    ... had success with it and all other options were out - Enbrel , Kinaret didn't work....

  18. Back pain/arthritis?
    ... Nothing I do seems to help the pain, I take Mobic, Enbrel , and Methotrexate, and still my back aches like a...
    ... years which is something I did not know, I raised my Enbrel from 2- 25mg twce a week to 1- 50 mg once a week....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Mobic

  19. Ankylosing Spondylytis
    ... gene? What type of meds are you taking? I am taking Enbrel (2 months now) and it has significantly reduced the...

  20. Nu Iron
    ... week, maybe he'll change things for me. I'm using enbrel , methotrexate and mobic but I still have a lot of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Mobic

  21. Cervical spondylosis-but problems all over
    ... Spodylosis has nothing to do with my Spa. I currently take Enbrel for my PA. If you search the 2 terms you will see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  22. Rheumatologist Consult
    ... to the newer tumor necrosis factor inhibtors like Enbrel , Humira and Remicade. It all depends on the type of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Ibuprofen Motrin Vioxx humira remicade aleve

  23. Just started Plaquenil
    ... ethotrexate and Arava and couldn't take either. I'm now on Enbrel and its helped quite a bit....
    ... I have even been on the superdrugs like Remicade, Enbrel , Humira, Kineret etc....nothing has cracked my RA...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate arava Prednisone humira remicade kineret

  24. Regarding synovitis....
    ... yesterday, I'm finding great relief with Methotrexate and Enbrel . I also take Mobic. I had a rant somewhere in these...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Mobic

  25. enbrel and anemia
    ... Are you using the enbrel for RA? Anemia is part of rheumatoid arthritis. ... RA are anemic. I know I am. I have not heard that enbrel would actually cause anemia. I use enbrel but I was...
    ... blood work has actually been better since being on Enbrel . I had major problems with my blood counts dropping ... Arava but since I've dropped those and only take the Enbrel the counts are coming up. I know that rheumatoid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate arava

  26. Synovitis and Methotrexate
    ... thotrexate for three years with no side affects, I also use enbrel . When your Dr. tells you to get you bloods checked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  27. Boyfriend thinks I'm "faking" fatigue from RA
    ... men have a hard time with other's illness. I take enbrel and am close to normal now. I still have a little ... housework go for a while. If your insurance doesnt cover enbrel you might be able to get remicade which is similar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: remicade

  28. Remicaid
    ... husband's doctor wants to start him on this in place of Enbrel . Hopefully he could also go off methatrexate. Thanks...
    ... the remicade in another month. He currently is on enbrel and methotrexate. He has been approved for a hip...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate remicade

  29. OUCH...Enbrel hurts!
    ... I've been using enbrel twice a week for three years and have never had a...
    ... for the responses. I use the pre-filled 50mg of Enbrel and was playing around with the syringe prior to injection...
    ... I did my first 50 mg shot of enbrel this morning. I had NO problem doing it and with...
    ... My RA dr is really pushing me towards Enbrel . I'm currently doint MTX with some but not 100% good...
    ... started methotrexate on Sundays as well as 50mg enbrel every sunday and he said he noticed a big difference...
    ... Tell me about the needles you have to use with the Enbrel . I was having good success with Remicade but my insurance ... know? My rheumatologist is really pushing toward Enbrel , but I struggle to do the MTX injection each week...
    ... was up all night scratching again i called the enbrel nurses and they said since i was allergic to remicade...
    ... I've been using Enbrel 50mg for 3 mos. & I too set mine out to reach room...
    ... seem to be doing much. My doctor suggests (a) adding Enbrel (b) adding Avara or (c) going back on a low dose of ... far and now with the current issues...He thinks the Enbrel could have the best results, but who knows, right ... just have to try it and see. Has anyone who uses Enbrel also had a dramatic change in pain and the ability ... gonna get?? Sorry for venting...thanks for any Enbrel input.......
    ... I didnt really have a problem with the Enbrel .. other than the needle pain.. now Humira on the other ... acid being slowly pumped in by needle. I hope the Enbrel works better... Humira worked wonders, but the pain...
    ... i had no success what-so-ever with enbrel . nothing happened, and for me, i found the shots...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate remicade Prednisone humira

  30. RA question about symptoms
    ... is a form of RA. I take a bunch of drugs including Enbrel . Are you taking Enbrel or one of the other biologics...

  31. New to this RA thing
    ... your doc. I'm not sure how long you've been on the Enbrel but in may case it helped an awful lot with the fatique...

  32. Anyone develope Enbrel side effects over time
    ... Hey 468LC... I've only been on Enbrel for a month now. Not a whole lot of relief. In fact...
    ... was getting anxiety they said well we never heard of enbrel causing that before. It is not in the list of...
    ... I would have figured there would be a TON of enbrel users in here. Anyone else?...
    ... I use Enbrel also but only started about a month ago. It already...

  33. vasculitis ??
    ... away. I already take prednisone (40 mg) daily and Enbrel , so I take enough immunomodulators to keep the vasculitis...
    ... urticaria vasculite, and he is presently considering Enbrel - as no other meds are working. However, he hesitates ... since he cannot find any documentation that Enbrel actually works in her case. Can you give us some help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  34. Arthritis meds and tuberculosis
    ... system enough with drugs like Methotrexate, Remicade, Enbrel , high dose Steroids - that latent TB can become active...
    ... The insert to Enbrel says that TB is more prevalent with Enbrel users and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate remicade

  35. Methotrixate?
    ... have had no ill affects from methotrexate, I also use enbrel , prednisone, folicke. folice, that word, acid, hctz ... , mobic, enbrel is self injected twice a week, and if he uses methotrexate...
    ... will probably reccomend a combination therapy like enbrel (in Susan's case) or Remicaid (my case) or Humera...
    ... that the cocktail was not working. she started me on enbrel last week and ive been pain free for 6 days in a row...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate Mobic Prednisone Celebrex Sulfasalazine

  36. Nightshades?
    ... Arthritis or (Reiter's Syndrome). Gave myself my first Enbrel shot the other day. I have found in the research...
    ... Arthritis or (Reiter's Syndrome). Gave myself my first Enbrel shot the other day. I have found in the research...

  37. I've got the Metheltrexate blues
    ... that bad you should be on something else. I believe enbrel has been approved for psoriatic arthritis. You should...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  38. Possible SeroNegative RA
    ... with the pain that I am in. They both do take the Enbrel Injection's. I also spoke with them and they said...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic

  39. RA advice needed!
    ... methotrexate with no side effects. I am now taking enbrel . In your case, the first thing to do is get a definitive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Methotrexate

  40. Trying to stay healthy while taking Enbrel
    ... i would talk to my doc first. i use enbrel and do fine. so far. i dont trust any medical advice...
    ... did your doc tell you to stop using enbrel or did you stop on your own? It is important that...
    ... ideas and you're doing the right thing. I know that enbrel and prednisone are both "immnomodulators", meaning ... your immune system. I take the pre-filled 50mg of Enbrel once a week and 40 mg of prednisone a day. I...
    ... diagnosed with RA at thirty (47 now) and have been on Enbrel ever since it came out (4 years? 5?). It's a godsend ... impressive, I've never met a person who couldn't tolerate enbrel . The problems I've heard about come with the methotrexate ... thank G-D we're past that now. I wouldn't go off Enbrel unless you Dr. tells you to. Why would you want to...
    ... ataylor; I agree with you, enbrel is and has been a life saver, my new magic along with...
    ... months. I am getting sick of being sick. Been on enbrel for a year now and I think it is starting to catch...
    ... Another thing to bear in mind is that the enbrel might not be the only problem with your getting sick...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Methotrexate Mobic Vioxx

  41. Is This To Be Expected ......... Pleae Comment
    ... medications & after I researched them all, I chose Enbrel . It has done wonders for my pain & has really let...
    ... methotrexate but nothing came close to touching my RA like Enbrel has. I urge you to talk to your rheumatologist to ... see if Enbrel or another drug similar would be an option for you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  42. RA Factor? What does this mean?
    ... many nodules (sp) that their doctors have put them on Enbrel and other med's. In the last several months I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic

  43. Prednisone - 5mg.
    ... to switch Dr.'s & my new Rd immediately put me on Enbrel injections on top of the MTX I was currently taking ... I stopped taking the MTX & now that I am just on Enbrel alone, I am currently living mostly pain free. Enbrel...
    ... to my hips. My advice is to get on something like Enbrel . It also makes you feel wonderful again and works...
    ... knee pain, I also take 7 methotrexate every wed. and enbrel once a week. I was using enbrel twice a week for...
    ... two months because of methatrexate meds. I also use enbrel and mobic....
    ... two months because of methatrexate meds. I also use enbrel and mobic. I understand what you mean feeling...
    ... Rheumatic Drug) like Methotrexate, Arava, Humira, Enbrel , Remicade, or Kineret. Also I think Prednisone often...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prednisone Bextra Mobic humira arava remicade kineret

  44. Wrist and hand troubles
    ... had to switch Rd's & my new Rd immediately put me on Enbrel injections on top of the MTX I was already taking ... hate MTX w/a passion! Since my being on just the Enbrel alone, I have been doing fabulous. No more side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prednisone

  45. Flu Vaccine & Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... that my immune system is compromised from being on Enbrel . Rd says I have to do everything I can to keep myself ... from getting sick or I will have to stop taking my Enbrel when I do become sick &/or have to go on any kind...

  46. Enbrel usage while being sick cold/flu?????
    ... Well I talked to the phone support nurse at enbrel and she thought it best to wait. Who would have ... many others are there in the healtboards community on enbrel . After living with massive pain for years and years ... Enbrel took it all away in less than a week.:) I also have ... not had iritis since going on enbrel knock on wood....
    ... No one else is on enbrel in here? wow I would have expected lots of members...
    ... d a severe upper respiratory infection, called the Enbrel hotline and the nurse told me to ask my RD. SO I called ... me that he said to remain on it. So I remain on the Enbrel whether I am ill or not. SO far so good. Although...
    ... I've been on enbrel almost 2 yrs. now and it is working very well. I ... basically if I get a cold or virus I just stop the enbrel for a while. I also worry about long term side effects ... of enbrel so I tend to take less rather than more. In fact...
    ... My Rd tells me that I have to stop taking my Enbrel when I get sick & especially if I am having to take ... to get well. I'm not supposed to begin taking the Enbrel again until I am completely well. It has been explained ... to me that while on Enbrel my immune system is being compromised/suppressed ... & I have to stop taking the Enbrel so that my immune system can kick back into overdrive ... can't do their job of getting me better because the Enbrel won't let them. I have only been on Enbrel since ... nervous about my RA pain coming back from not taking the Enbrel should I get sick. I am more scared of the NOT TAKING ... of Enbrel than I am of the taking of it. I realize that no ... one knows the long term effects from taking Enbrel , but I have to live for today because I may not be ... here tomorrow. Enbrel really does let me live a RA pain free life, so far...
    ... sick or not,I take my enbrel . why be be pukey, sneezy, bloewy, limpy, crabby grumpy...

  47. household aids /tips
    ... Laurie I am taking 2 shots of enbrel twice a week self injected it's a breeze to do and...
    ... sure. I have also read about Imuran? I think the enbrel is used for Rheumatoid?? Maybe I should ask her about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate Mobic Imuran

  48. Instability of ankles with RA
    ... Can't get in till January or Feb. SO much for my Enbrel , and all my other meds for this horror of a disease...

  49. Cherry juice - reduces joint pain!
    ... not know but I guess it is worth a try. I am on Enbrel but till I find a new RD I have had to ration my meds...

  50. Arthritis - Embrel
    ... Hi I have been taking enbrel for a year now I have Rheumatoid arthritis (since ... and now elbow .. I can not guarantee that taking enbrel will not cause you any side effects but in my case ... injection i have had no ill effects. But since taking enbrel i have developed problems with my elbow which i never ... so i have started taking methotrexate alongside the enbrel .. In my case the enbrel didnt work but i have heard...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  51. Miscarriage and arthritis
    ... medication which i have been taking for over a year ( Enbrel ) has not worked and i am getting inreased bone damage...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  52. Pain Management
    ... track of my liver functions, and twice weekly shots of enbrel which I am convinced I can not live without. I could...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  53. Worthwhile alternatives for Psoriatic Arthritus or RA
    ... looking in to. I stopped taking it and changed to Enbrel injections. Which is another wonderful drug. You need...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  54. Bisphosphonates & Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... other things with no side effects. I have taken enbrel for 2 yrs. and have no side effects and it is helping ... reasonable and try to trust my doctors. I now take only enbrel and calcium and sit in the sun for 10 minutes a day...
    ... we take for a better life.... I responded poorly to Enbrel prior to taking Remicaid so I am giving the doc time...
    ... we take for a better life.... I responded poorly to Enbrel prior to taking Remicaid so I am giving the doc time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actonel Fosamax arava Methotrexate Tetracycline

  55. How much is Enbrel?
    ... The person I spoke with was the direct supplier from Enbrel . She basically told me that my doc puts in a request ... for the Enbrel-then Enbrel goes to my insurance to see how much if any it will...
    ... It sounds like you spoke to "a" supplier of Enbrel (etanercept) who gave you their version. The manufacturer...
    ... end up going down that route. Tchair-do you like Enbrel ? How do you feel? How long have you veen on it if...

  56. Question re Methotextrate side-effects
    ... worked pretty well for me but I have since switched to enbrel which is working great. Good luck! Just remember...
    ... pills and injections for 4 years now. I also take enbrel , vioxx and folic acid and omeg 3 fish oil. Out of...
    ... I used to take methotrexate but am now on Enbrel injections. But, wanted you to know, when I took metho...
    ... I used to take methotrexate but am now on Enbrel injections. But, wanted you to know, when I took metho ... without any side effects, why did you stop and taking enbrel now? did it stop working after awhile and how long...
    ... I'm still taking) and my new rhuemy started me on Enbrel ....
    ... So the enbrel injections do they work immediately> my insurance ... rejected to approve enbrel i am on methotextrate. and i really dont like that...
    ... worth the wait. In order for insurance to approve the Enbrel injections, because they're so expensive, you and...
    ... weekly and 7.5mg of prednisone daily. Also, as far as Enbrel goes... I liked taking Enbrel a lot, although I needed ... dose. It took me about 3 months to get benefits from Enbrel but worked pretty well....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Folic Vioxx Imuran Prednisone humira

  57. Low sed rate??? What does this mean??
    ... more tests because he felt I need to be on either Enbrel or Humira. But after reading the results of one of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra humira

  58. How to chosse between two Rhuemy docs??
    ... on the meds I am on -talked about starting me on Enbrel at the end of the month or so Doctor #2 -he is ... tests on me, took more xrays, wants to start me on Enbrel right away -seemed caring -gave me lots of time ... xrays back and maybe to get started on that 4th drug ( Enbrel ). So, I am trying to figure out--do I want to stay...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Methotrexate Prednisone

  59. Lymphoma
    ... about a year with no side effects. I switched to enbrel injections (which work really well) because I go out...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Tylenol

  60. Psoriatic Arthritis
    ... Raptiva were approved for psoriasis treatment in 2003. Enbrel is approved for both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Ibuprofen Methotrexate humira cyclosporine remicade infliximab

  61. At my wits end with psoriatic arthritis
    ... my life back. ask your dr about it. i did do the enbrel (like i said, i tried it alll) but it didnt work for...
    ... After trying some different medications, I am now on Enbrel & it has been a working miracle for me. My twins ... every minute of the day. I couldn't do it w/out the Enbrel . I am thankful for everyday I'm given w/my babies...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate remicade

  62. My throat!
    ... start working after two months he wants to add either Enbrel or Humria (I figure that is a ways away though...4...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic

  63. Thoughts on Remicaid?
    ... It is given by a monthly infusion. Two others are Enbrel (etanercept) and Humira (adalimumab) which are given...
    Medications also discussed in this post: humira remicade infliximab

  64. Concerned Sister
    ... and barely leaves her front porch. She has tried Enbrel and Humira (sp?) and has gone in to anaphalytic(sp...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine humira remicade

  65. Best drug for Psoriatic Arthritis?
    ... 550mg now is nothing. Finally he got approved for Enbrel 100% insurance converage & believe it or not he has ... 9 days without needing to take Naproxen! Hopefully Enbrel is going to keep on working its miracles. (Anyway ... you become inmune to it & try to see if you can get Enbrel , its better-) Go to this website www.needymeds ... .com = they can provide for FREE Enbrel , but you must qualify first. I know a lady who got...
    ... I have been on Enbrel for a few years and it has proven to be a wonder drug...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  66. STACY, Ever feel like this is good as it gets?
    ... been contemplating whether or not to go on DMARD's or Enbrel , but until I have the $$ and proper insurance, I am...

  67. Enbrel users - ever have flare-ups in spite of Enbrel?
    ... remote possibility that your body has adjusted to the Enbrel as it would other medications? If it continues it...
    ... wanted to report back just in case others research " Enbrel " on the boards. I am pleased to say that I iced my ... rheumy is out of town, so I called Enliven Services ( Enbrel support hotline) and asked to speak to a registered ... sufferers can experience a breakthrough flare while on Enbrel . The immune system is determined and my body probably ... started to produce more TNF, the chemical that Enbrel counteracts. In retrospect, I've been under severe...
    ... caused a remission for at least a year! I was avoiding Enbrel because, frankly, if it quits working after a couple ... single, and it was incredibly frightening. I go on Enbrel next week. Are the shots a real drag? How long did...
    ... honestly don't even feel it. My experience with Enbrel has been very positive. At first I was very, very ... weaning off Plaquenil. I wish you well with your Enbrel . Make sure your doctor teaches you how to inject...
    ... tract for my sister and stumbled on this. I saw this Enbrel thread and thought I would mention I am on Enbrel ... sometimes, but do ok with it. I am just thankful for Enbrel and thankful that my insurance covers it. I am all ... options on meds at this point so I was relieved that Enbrel is producing some results. I may request to my RD...
    ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Oxycontin Prednisone

  68. Plaquenil vs Methotroxate????
    ... plateau my rheumy says he would combine the Mtx with enbrel or remicade. Mtx is not a painkiller- it's a...
    ... plateau my rheumy says he would combine the Mtx with enbrel or remicade. Mtx is not a painkiller- it's a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate arava remicade

  69. Methatrexate
    ... stomache. I also couldn't take Vioxx but I could Enbrel and Bextra so maybe one of those may work better for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Vioxx

  70. Recently diagnosed with RA--suggestions please...
    ... in luck here, with the genetic drugs available now ( Enbrel etc.). But, unfortunately, there is no cure. Best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  71. Thought... while I was in pain taking a hot bath
    ... do something - go on disability, push my RA doc for Enbrel etc., something. I firmly believe that such pain/depression ... thought. That was 1 1/2 months ago. I'm going on Enbrel this week, the doc doesn't challenge me with Prednisone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  72. Prednisone for arthritis?
    ... have none. Answer? Get aggressive - I am going on Enbrel this week. Until then, my doc says the most important ... My thoughts are that I will take it until the Enbrel takes hold, I just can't limp around, hardly able...

  73. psoriatic arthritis
    ... that I won't ever feel normal again. I want to try Enbrel because my Dermatologist said it is awsome, but it...
    ... disease modifying drugs (DMARDs). I have not tried Enbrel for the same reason... my insurance doesn't cover...
    ... My Rhuematologist wanted me to consider Metho or Enbrel , but since I can't afford Enbrel and I was trying...
    ... with how well your liver handles them. Even with Enbrel , my doctor said he would keep me on Mtx if I switch ... from Arava to Enbrel or even Remicade....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prednisone arava remicade

  74. My mom has rheumatoid arthritis
    ... any one tell me how long before that happens shes on enbrel now and doing somewhat better but shes on a dosage...

  75. My mom has rheumatoid arthritis
    ... any one tell me how long before that happens shes on enbrel now and doing somewhat better but shes on a dosage...
    ... The enbrel should help a lot. It could take 3 months to see full ... then she may need another medication along with the enbrel . I dont know that anybody dies from RA any more....
    ... thanks both of you... enbrel isn't helping a lot her doctors have never seen it...


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