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 132 65
Psoriatic arthritis 37 30
Psoriasis 15 8
Ankylosing spondylitis 7 4
Joint pain 3 3
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 47

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 23

Why patients stopped taking Enbrel SureClick

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 27
Doctor's advice 18
Side effects too severe 15
Other 9
Expense 4
Change in health plan coverage 2
Course of treatment ended 2
Personal research 2
See all 61 patients who've stopped taking Enbrel SureClick

Duration

Currently taking Enbrel SureClick

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 8
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Enbrel SureClick

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
1 - 6 months 15
6 months - 1 year 8
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 11
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 83
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 45
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 9
$100-199 5
$50-99 4
$25-49 15
< $25 44
Not specified 27

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Enbrel SureClick after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Methotrexate (Apo-Methotrexate) 8
Adalimumab (Humira) 6
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 5
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) 6
Methotrexate (Apo-Methotrexate) 3
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

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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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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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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