Enbrel

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Etanercept (25 mg)

Prescription Required

176 people have bought this recently

Enbrel

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Etanercept (25 mg)

Prescription Required

176 people have bought this recently

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Enbrel Information

Enbrel is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Rheumatoid Arthritis are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Enbrel have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Enbrel depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Enbrel also has some side effects, the most common being Nausea or vomiting, Cough, Headache. While these are the most often observed Enbrel side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Enbrel are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Enbrel's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. In addition, Enbrel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Enbrel related warnings section.

Enbrel can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Enbrel in conditions like Infections. Other contraindications of Enbrel have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Enbrel have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Enbrel is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

  1. Enbrel Benefits & Uses
  2. Enbrel Dosage & How to Take
  3. Enbrel Side Effects
  4. Enbrel Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Enbrel with Other Drugs
  6. Enbrel Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Enbrel
  8. Enbrel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Enbrel Benefits & Uses

Enbrel is used to treat the following -

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis Primary
  2. Spondylitis
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Psoriatic arthritis

Enbrel Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Enbrel

Etanercept

Enbrel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Enbrel is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Cough Common
  3. Headache Common
  4. Heartburn Unknown
  5. Itching or burning
  6. Skin Rash Mild
  7. Stomach ache Common
  8. Weakness
  9. Depression Unknown
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Fever Common
  12. Urticaria
  13. Pharyngitis
  14. Sinus inflammation

Enbrel Related Warnings

Is the use of Enbrel safe for pregnant women?

Enbrel has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Enbrel without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Enbrel safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Enbrel. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Enbrel on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Enbrel. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Enbrel on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Enbrel. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Enbrel only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Enbrel on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Enbrel. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Enbrel with Other Drugs

Enbrel should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Enbrel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Enbrel unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  2. Tuberculosis (TB)
  3. Heart Failure
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Infections

Frequently asked Questions about Enbrel

Is this Enbrel habit forming or addictive?

Enbrel is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Enbrel since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Enbrel is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Enbrel for mental disorders.

No

Enbrel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Enbrel

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Enbrel together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Enbrel

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Enbrel.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Enbrel® (etanercept)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 883-884
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 533-534
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