Etanercept

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

Etanercept Benefits & Uses

Etanercept is used to treat the following -

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

Etanercept Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Etanercept

Etanercept

Etanercept Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Etanercept 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

Etanercept Related Warnings

Is the use of Etanercept safe for pregnant women?

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

Severe

Is the use of Etanercept safe during breastfeeding?

Etanercept may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Etanercept on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Etanercept. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etanercept on the Liver?

Etanercept can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etanercept on the Heart?

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

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Etanercept with Other Drugs

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

Etanercept Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Etanercept 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 Etanercept

Is this Etanercept habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Etanercept.

No

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Etanercept only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Etanercept is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Etanercept Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Etanercept

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Etanercept with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Etanercept

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Etanercept with alcohol.

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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