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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic disease inflammation that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally ...
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Methotrexate 32,308 Prednisone 19,161 Enbrel 12,691
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Enbrel vs Leflunomide

Enbrel
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Leflunomide
Other name: Arava (Arava)
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JRA
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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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...
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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...
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Enb
Depression
3
Nausea
3
Weight Gain
2
Common Cold
2
Fever
2
Hair Loss
2
Lymphoma
1
Injection Site Reactions
1
Sinus Infections
1
Diabetes
1
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Lef
Nausea
9
Hair Loss
7
Rash
4
Itching
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Stomach Problems
2
OA
2
Cough
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Diabetes
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Fever
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Diabetes
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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...
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About Leflunomide
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...
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started on leflunomide 2 years ago,had mild relief with...
" Hi,I started on leflunomide 2 years ago,had mild relief with it,no side effects,was put on Enbrel three months after starting leflunomide and both together have helped greatly. I think my... "

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Everybody is different, but I tolerate it very well
" ...on my second month of leflunomide. I'm also on my fourth ...for my psa. Since I was already feeling the good effects of the enbrel I can't really say ...However, I have had zero side effects from... "

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The leflunomide worked better for me than the mtx...
" ...I take leflunomide with Enbrel, and it makes a huge difference (as I learned when we decided ...see if I could go with just the Enbrel). Mtx gave me constant ...I cannot tolerate. The leflunomide worked... "

as leflunomide gave me numbness in the fingers). I would a...
" How long is Enbrel effective I have been on enbrel now for 5 months and it is a miracle drug for me (after mtx and leflunomide). I am not even aware ...only taking enbrel (as leflunomide gave me... "

w I think it is only the Leflunomide that keeps me going (a...
" Hi\ I have been on Leflunomide for 18 months. Take it daily along with an Enbrel injection weekly.\ For the first three months Enbrel was wonderful but now I think it is only the Leflunomide that... "

it did nothing for me. Leflunomide helped a wee bit. In the...
" ...it did nothing for me. Leflunomide helped a wee bit. In ...I switched rheumies and went on Enbrel. It... "

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Leflunomide....ROFL This combination seems to actually help!...
" I take Enbrel 50mg each week. And Methotrexate - and Leflunomide....ROFL This combination seems to actually help! I am able to ...2-3 times a week. Im sorry the Enbrel didn't help you. I... "

was really ill on Leflunomide but have coped very well with...
" ...and bad with both, I was really ill on Leflunomide but have coped very well with Methotrexate, luckily for ...when I failed on the Leflunomide it opened up the door ...me to add Etanercept (enbrel) which has... "

I also take Leflunomide as Methotrixate damaged my...
" ...opportunity to start on Enbrel at the end of March although advised to look carefully at the side effects. I am leaning towards taking it so the life I have now improves. I also take Leflunomide as... "

alongside Leflunomide, and it's the best combination for...
" Hi, I am on Embrel alongside Leflunomide, and it's the best combination for me. At the time of funding request I was going to be put on... "

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