7 patient evaluations for Etanercept taken for the purpose of 'Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)'

111 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

poppysmom
54873 thumb
poppysmom
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 59
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vg
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See poppysmom's full Etanercept history

Apr 1, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
bigslick25
Portrait default thumb
bigslick25
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender:
  • Age:
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See bigslick25's full Etanercept history

Jul 25, 2012 (Started Jul 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
frantasm
46851 thumb
frantasm
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 41
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See frantasm's full Etanercept history

Jul 10, 2012 (Started Jan 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • 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
Clivers
44507 thumb
Clivers
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 28
Condition: Specific Antibody Deficiency 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Specific Antibody Deficiency

See Clivers's full Etanercept history

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
llamaem
Portrait default thumb
llamaem
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 33
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See llamaem's full Etanercept history

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Jun 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Mild (Immune system weak)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
llamaem
Portrait default thumb
llamaem
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 33
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See llamaem's full Etanercept history

Jun 30, 2010 (Started May 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: If you can't stand the sting of the SureClick injection, try the 25 mg multi-use vials. You mix them yourself so they don't have preservatives, which is what made the SureClick sting so bad for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
TSSRA
46076 thumb
TSSRA
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 46
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 15 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See TSSRA's full Etanercept history

Jul 1, 2007 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Severe (Mouth sores (ulcers), Anemia, Hair loss, Liver Toxicity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 7 of 7 patient evaluations for Etanercept