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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 30,739 Prednisone 18,632 Enbrel 12,285
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Enbrel
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Plaquenil
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3.0
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Psoriasis
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JRA
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Lupus
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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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Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), Dolquine, and Quensyl, also used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease-modif...
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Top Concerns
Enb
Depression
5
Nausea
4
Weight Gain
3
Common Cold
3
Fever
2
Hair Loss
2
Lymphoma
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Sinus Infections
2
Diabetes
2
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Pla
Nausea
8
Hair Loss
7
Depression
6
Weight Gain
5
Stomach Problems
3
Dizzy
3
Fever
3
Migraines
3
Numbness
2
Hives
2
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Depression
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5
6
Nausea
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Pla
4
8
Weight Gain
Enb
Pla
3
5
Common Cold
Enb
Pla
3
0
Fever
Enb
Pla
2
3
Hair Loss
Enb
Pla
2
7
Lymphoma
Enb
Pla
2
0
Injection Site Reactions
Enb
Pla
2
0
Sinus Infections
Enb
Pla
2
0
Diabetes
Enb
Pla
2
0
Nausea
Pla
Enb
8
4
Hair Loss
Pla
Enb
7
2
Depression
Pla
Enb
6
5
Weight Gain
Pla
Enb
5
3
Stomach Problems
Pla
Enb
3
0
Dizzy
Pla
Enb
3
0
Fever
Pla
Enb
3
2
Migraines
Pla
Enb
3
0
Numbness
Pla
Enb
2
0
Hives
Pla
Enb
2
0
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About Enbrel
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 Plaquenil
Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), Dolquine, and Quensyl, also used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease-modif...
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I had more problems with plaquenil. I haven't had...
" ...bejeebers out of you... Enbrel is actually less scary than some others. ...scare. I've had virtually NO side effects with Enbrel. I had more problems with plaquenil. I haven't had the real... "

weight gain. I'm pretty good with the plaquinel and Enbrel....
" ...been on Plaquinel for 15 yr ...amyltriptaline, major weight gain. I'm pretty good with the plaquinel and Enbrel. even my ...the addition of the enbrel. I don't have side effects from either m... "

put me in an eight month remission. It was wonderful...
" ...Laurie. I have been on Enbrel, twice weekly shots, ...with MTX and Plaquenil put me in an eight month remission. It was wonderful. Lack of energy ...I don't think Enbrel helps me with this... "

taking metotrexate and Plaquenil before, it was not working...
" ...I was diagnosed with Lupus and RA 10 years ago. I am currently taking Enbrel. It is working,is extremely expensive ...my doctor put me on enbrel. I was taking metotrexate and Plaquenil before, i... "

it is not working for me. Plaquenil seems to work best,...
" ...been taking for 3 months and notice no difference--positive or negative. doctor said this means it is not w... "

Plaquenil in an RA \"cocktail.\" It worked pretty good...
" ...Plaquenil in an RA \"cocktail.\" It worked pretty good for me for a few years until Enbrel hit the scene and I had better... "

I am taking Plaquenil and doesn't seem to help much. I...
" ...MTX to my Enbrel dose help with fatigue? I'm wondering if I added MTX or some other drug to Enbrel would help my fatigue? I am taking Plaquenil and doesn't seem to help much. I couldn't... "

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Plaquenil - It worked great at first then My Hair started...
" ...ago I took Plaquenil - It worked great at first then My Hair started falling ...5 months. Ironic because I've been taking Enbrel for 4 months now and experiencing problems of flu like symptoms... "

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one year now and what a difference. I used to get the welts...
" Enbrel has changed my life, the fatigue is much better, I can live more ...able to come off plaquinel, been on it one year now and what a difference. I used to get the welts on legs from ... "

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I have taken Plaquenil for many years and it is working...
" ...am age 60 and have had RA for 36 years. I have taken Plaquenil for many years and it is working great. I have ...I am now on the plaquenil and Enbrel ...new person. Enbrel is a wonder drug. ... "

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