What is Enbrel SureClick?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Etanercept

Enbrel® is a brand name for the antirheumatic etanercept. This medication helps block inflammation and it may be used to treat certain auto-immune conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
rheumatoid arthritis 131 65
psoriatic arthritis 37 28
psoriasis 15 8
ankylosing spondylitis 7 4
Rheumatoid Arthritis 3 1
systemic lupus erythematosus 3 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 9
Moderate 18
Mild 30
None 45

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Enbrel SureClick

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 7
Injection site reaction 4
Injection site redness 4
Bruising 3
Headaches 3
Injection site itching 3

Show all 57 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Enbrel SureClick

Dosage Patients
50 mg weekly 24
100 mg weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Enbrel SureClick

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 26
Doctor's advice 17
Side effects too severe 14
Other 9
Expense 4
Change in health plan coverage 2
Course of treatment ended 2
Personal research 2
See all 59 patients who've stopped taking Enbrel SureClick

Duration

Currently taking Enbrel SureClick

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 11
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Enbrel SureClick

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 11
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 81
Usually 12
Sometimes 7
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 22
A little hard to take 31
Not at all hard to take 43
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 9
$100-199 4
$50-99 4
$25-49 15
< $25 43
Not specified 27

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Enbrel SureClick after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Methotrexate (Apo-Methotrexate) 7
Adalimumab (Humira Pen) 6
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 4
Golimumab (Simponi SmartJect) 2
Naproxen Prescription (Naprosyn) 2

Show all 9 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Enbrel SureClick and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Adalimumab (Humira Pen) 5
Methotrexate (Apo-Methotrexate) 2
Tocilizumab (Actemra) 2
Abatacept (Orencia) 1
Apremilast (Otezla) 1

Show all 7 treatments patients report switching to

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5 patient evaluations for Enbrel SureClick

agoodwin
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agoodwin
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 29y
  • Organ: Liver
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
  1. Liver : 6y Transplanted
I have:
Liver Transplant

See agoodwin's full Enbrel SureClick history

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.

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poppysmom
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poppysmom
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 60
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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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

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frantasm
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frantasm
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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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

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