Enbrel 50mg Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Enbrel 50mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Enbrel Injection

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Side effects of Enbrel Injection

Common

Allergic reaction, Upper respiratory tract infection, Itching, Rash, Injection site reaction.

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How to use Enbrel Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Enbrel Injection works

Enbrel 50mg Injection blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain joint diseases.

In Depth Information on Enbrel Injection

Expert advice for Enbrel Injection

  • Do not start etanercept if you have infection, history of recurrent infection, diabetes, allergic reaction, about to have surgery, had inflammation of liver (hepatitis B or C), multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis (inflammation of the nerves of the eyes) or transverse myelitis (inflammation of the spinal cord), had congestive heart failure, lymphoma (a type of blood), alcohol abuse, have Wegener’s granulomatosis (disorder causing inflammation of blood vessels).
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you suffer from allergic reactions (dizziness, rash, chest tightness, or wheezing), see signs of tuberculosis (persistent cough, weight loss, listlessness, mild fever), blood disorders (persistent fever, bleeding, sore throat, bruising, or paleness), chicken pox, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and pain, weight loss, or blood in the stool.
  • Make sure that your child has taken all vaccinations before taking etanercept. 
  • Take special precautions if you suffer from swallowing or breathing troubles, swelling of the face, hands, throat, or feet, feeling nervous or anxious, sudden reddening of the skin and/or a warm feeling, throbbing sensations, severe rash, itching, or hives (elevated patches of red or pale skin that often itch) after taking etanercept.
  • Etanercept is not recommended in children with all types of arthritis. Consult your doctor before giving etanercept.
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Enbrel Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Enbrel Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Enbrel 50mg Injection alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Enbrel 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Enbrel 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Etanercept, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Enbrel Injection

Frequently asked questions about Etanercept

Yes, Enbrel is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug
Enbrel is not a steroid or monoclonal antibody. It is a recombinant human protein and TNF inhibitor
Enbrel is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Enbrel can cause weight gain and hair loss
Enbrel can start action in few days but usually it takes around 2-12 weeks to work for complete action.
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