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Enbrel vs. Plaquenil for RA

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Enbrel

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Other Names: Etanercept

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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
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By FRED GREENWOOD
August 19, 2014
FRED GREENWOOD wrote
ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE AND ROUGH SKIN
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By restless
May 29, 2014
restless wrote
vivid nightmares
I don't know if this will help you; however part of my pain management of degenerative spinal arthritis with 2 fusions (4 levels), Rheumatoid Arthritis, and a ankle fusion that left considerable nerve pain... Long story short, I have PTSD as well and was suffering nightly horrific nightmares, I am on morphine, gabapentin, plaquenil and anti-depressents (2)..I stumbled upon a treatment that for me has been fairly bulletproof.. I take 1 mg of Ativan/Lorazapam before sleep and it blocks the nightm
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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
simponi,
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Plaquenil and retinal detachments
I have been on plaquinil for a little over a year and had a retinal detachment in my left eye. I am 55 years old. No symptoms other than a few floaters. Came on suddenly.
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What patients are saying about Enbrel vs. Plaquenil

1,808 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
and Enbrel. Specifically for the sjogren's I use Evoxac...
...medications.  I have no significant side effects and I take plaquenil, leflunomide, and Enbrel.  Specifically for the sjogren's I use Evoxac, and love it! ...some meds since starting Enbrel in t...
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...
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 ...
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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