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Enbrel

Enbrel

Embrel side effects

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Hi shez, yes I get tired and totally fatigued....by noon every day.
I just want to sleep,not sure if my wife and family believe me.
It is a bit… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Enbrel & Pregnancy

Enbrel & Pregnancy

Has anyone every been on Enbrel and was thinking of getting pregnant? When did you stop the injections?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

MUST speak with your doctor- most of these drugs haven't been tested near pregnancy because it costs pharmaceuticals too much and the liability lasts… read more

posted 7 months ago

Dermatologist Presc Enbrel But Ins Denied. Will Cover Methotrexate. Should I Seriously Consider It?

Dermatologist Presc Enbrel But Ins Denied. Will Cover Methotrexate. Should I Seriously Consider It?

Had normal/negative labs, colonoscopy, & chest x-ray for Enrel screening. Ins denied med stating must use Methotrexate 1st. Dx with mod-sev plaque psoriasis 50 yrs +. Tx with topicals & lt tx for decades. Psoriasis is widespread. Recently retired & want to travel at length. Hence biwkly lt tx is not am option. Is Methotrexate 1st drug of choice by most ins?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

In Canada you have to try and fail Methotrexate first before you get put on a different medication. Methotrexate comes in pill or injection form

posted almost 3 years ago

Problems Injecting Enbrel

Problems Injecting Enbrel

Anyone having difficulty when injecting Enbrel not all of the medication injecting into the skin? I always leave the needle in until it automatically pops up but there is always medication around the injection site.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I was thinking that there is less medication in them . It use to take longer to pop back up

posted about 2 years ago

Has Anyone Changed From Using Enbrel To Stelara?

Has Anyone Changed From Using Enbrel To Stelara?

Recently I have noticed that my plaque psoriasis is getting worse. I have been on enbrel for nearly 5 years and found it to be excellent. In conjunction with increase in plaque psoriasis I was getting severe tendinitis in elbows. As part of investigations into this, my doctor has discovered some deterioration in the linings of some joints which indicates active psoriatic arthritis. For this reason he believes the Enbrel has become less effective and is recommending… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I was on enbrel, then humira and finally stelara. I have had to stop taking them as I contracted encephalitis (serious brain inflammation) which has… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Enbrel

Enbrel

Is FDA the same as our PHARMAC and is this available in New Zealand?

Does Anyone With Close Relative With Ms Successfully Take Enbrel Or Humira?

Does Anyone With Close Relative With Ms Successfully Take Enbrel Or Humira?

My Mom has ms and I have psoriatic arthritis (not much psoriasis) Since 2011 or 12 different rheumatologists have wanted me to take enbrel or humira but I am afraid of ms/nervous system side effects. Took methotrexate, otezla, sulfasalazine, now stelara for almost year. Stelara helps but could be better. Dr still recommends enbrel. Any insights? Thanks very much. My dads mom died of als which of course is also neurological.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I've been taking Enbrel & Methotrexate for 22yr now. It has kept my skin clear & the only way I'm able to function with my joints. I recently… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Anyone With PsA On Enbrel Find That It Keeps Psoriasis Managable But Doesnt Really Help With Joint Pain?

Anyone With PsA On Enbrel Find That It Keeps Psoriasis Managable But Doesnt Really Help With Joint Pain?

I have been on Methotrexate for 10 + years and added Enbrel in February it cleared up my pustular psoriasis on my hands pretty well but doesnt really seem to have made any difference in the joint pain

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Hi! I am on Otezla and Cimzia and my skin is clear but my joints still hurt somewhat but i am grateful because i am no where near i was about a year ago… read more

posted over 2 years ago