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