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Enbrel vs. Leflunomide for RA

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Enbrel

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Other Names: Etanercept

Leflunomide

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Other Names: Arava
Rating: 4 out of 5
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Etanercept (trade name Enbrel) is a drug that treats autoimmune diseases by interfering with the tumor necrosis factor (TNF, a part of the immune system) by acting as a TNF inhibitor. Pfizer describes in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission fi... Read more on Wikipedia
Leflunomide is a medication of the DMARD type, used in active moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. It is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor... Read more on Wikipedia
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By shirley been on simponi and methotrexate for 1yr.
August 18, 2013
shirley been on simponi and methotrexate for 1yr. wrote
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What patients are saying about Enbrel vs. Leflunomide

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the enbrel has worked brilliant for me and my joint pain is...
...comng off Leflunomide and the plan is to begin Enbrel Self Injection. Has anyone any comments about Enbrel...pro or con? I ...and the enbrel has worked brilliant for me and my joint pain is mini...
just waiting to change from Embrel to Humira to see if it...
...I've been on Leflunomide for 2 years now and have not had any real side effects and they seem to help. I'm also just waiting to change from Embrel to Humira to see ...going on Leflunomide in or...
no gaps between enbrel to humira i will make another diary...
...been officially branded and Enbrel Failure ... from now until november im am having Enbrel and Leflunomide, when then ...no gaps between enbrel to humira i wi...
back from Leflunomide to the MTX again and it seemed...
...on it a couple of years now and initially, it worked fantastically well, but after about a year, the P starting coming back which depressed the hell out of me.  I was then changed back from Lefluno...
drinking, even on methotrexate and leflunomide--no problems
...effects!!  Starting on Enbrel. Brett, I have never stopped drinking, even on methotrexate and...
it did nothing for me. Leflunomide helped a wee bit. In the...
...nothing for me. Leflunomide helped a wee bit. ...switched rheumies and went on Enbrel. It hel...
Hi\ I have been on Leflunomide for 18 months. Take it daily...
...I have been on Leflunomide for 18 months. ...but these do go in time and are far outweighted by the results. I had to come off Leflunomide for a month twice, once for stomach problems and once ...
long is Enbrel effective I have been on enbrel now for 5...
How long is Enbrel effective ...I have been on enbrel now for 5 months and it is a ...side effects and am only taking enbrel (as leflunomide gave me numbness in the fingers). I would appreciate...
Hi, does anyone take Leflunomide? if so have you experience...
...anyone take Leflunomide? if so have ...Hi, I am on Leflunomide, I started it alongside ...months and now take it alongside Embrel. My bloods tests have come back all fine and no side effects...
to leflunomide ,the way I look at the side effects of...
...been on enbrel since 2006 and had no problems ,I take it with methotrexate but am changing to leflunomide ,the way I look at the side effects of all...
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