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Enbrel 50mg Injection

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Composition for Enbrel 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Enbrel 50mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Enbrel Injection

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Enbrel Injection side effects

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. Enbrel 50mg Injection may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

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

  • Enbrel 50mg Injection is given by injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection). You, a friend, or a family member can be taught how to give the injections.
  • Some people feel better quite quickly after receiving the injection while others may take longer. Keep taking your medication.
  • Enbrel 50mg Injection could make it harder for you to fight infections. It is best to stop taking Enbrel 50mg Injection if you have a fever or think you have an infection, or you have been given antibiotics to treat an infection.
  • Have a tuberculosis skin test & chest x-ray done before starting Enbrel 50mg Injection.
  • Get blood tests done regularly to keep a track of your arthritis and make sure that Enbrel 50mg Injection is not affecting your blood counts.
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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.
Lactation
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Enbrel 50mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Enbrel 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Enbrel 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Enbrel 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Enbrel Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Enbrel 50mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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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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