17 patient evaluations for Etanercept

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Aug 19, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Enbrel was prescribed for me in the pen injection form and I used it religiously for around a year. I never noticed any effects from it, neither good nor bad. VERY disappointing!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psoriatic arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (immune system weak)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Painful. Ice injection site for 20 min. Worth it with chronic pain control.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 25, 2012 (Started Jun 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: I found humera (adalimumab) very effective for 3 years. The effectiveness gradually wore off when my body became resistant. Switched to enbrel to see if there was any difference, I didn't respond. Perhaps when you become resistant to one, you are resistant to them all? I don't know for sure.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 25, 2012 (Started Jul 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2012 (Started Jan 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rashes (redness, swelling), fatigue, nausea, itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Enbrel helped clear up my acne which is nice. I combat the itching/swelling at the injection site by leaving the medicine out for 45min before injecting. Then I immediately apply anti-itch cream to about an inch or two circle around the site.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psoriatic arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (immune system weak, sinus infection)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for psoriatic arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psoriasis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shingles rash)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Jun 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (immune system weak)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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