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(Rheumatoid arthritis)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic disease inflammation that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally ...
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Methotrexate 30,714 Prednisone 18,609 Enbrel 12,272
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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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Golimumab (CNTO 148) is a human monoclonal antibody which is used as an immunosuppressive drug and marketed under the brand name Simponi. Golimumab targets tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), a pro-inflammatory molecule and hence is a TNF inhi...
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Depression
7
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Common Cold
4
Fever
3
Hair Loss
3
Lymphoma
3
Injection Site Reactions
3
Sinus Infections
3
Diabetes
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Sim
Nausea
6
Depression
5
Hair Loss
3
Fever
3
Sinus Infections
3
Weight Gain
3
Dizzy
2
Cramping
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Cough
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Sim
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Enb
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Enb
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Enb
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0
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Enb
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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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Golimumab (CNTO 148) is a human monoclonal antibody which is used as an immunosuppressive drug and marketed under the brand name Simponi. Golimumab targets tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), a pro-inflammatory molecule and hence is a TNF inhi...
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Margaret8
golimimab
My dose of golimumab does not seem to have been effective this month. Why?

shirley been on simponi and methotrexate for 1yr.
simponi,
been on simponi and methotrexate for1 yr. takes away most of pain butstill very very fatigued also after 3 weeks it gradually stops working until next shot which is every 30 days.think I will go to Enbrel I've been reading it takes away a lot of the ra fatigue the fatigue is as bad as the pain, no quality of life

taking Enbrel before the Simponi and had the same reactions...
" ...started taking Simponi and Methotrexate and ...worse this week. She also had been taking Enbrel before the Simponi and had the same reactions at the injection ...tests. Hopefully the Simpon... "

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Simponi and my PA is so much better. It hasn't helped my...
" ...over $700/mo out of pocket for Enbrel which wasn't working. Switched to ...it. Now I am on Simponi and my PA is so much better. It hasn't helped my P much but neither did Enbrel or Humira. S... "

it stopped working), and I've switched to another. Simponi...
" ...18 months. It is working well for me. Other biologics stopped working after a few yrs (Enbrel was THE BEST, I even had a remission! but then it stopped working), and I've switched to... "

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half give or take. I have not experienced any side effects...
" ...though. I have had very good results with embrel, humira and Simponi but all lost effectiveness after about a year and a half give or take. I have not experienced any side effects. Good... "

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I have found no relief with simponi. This is my third med,...
" ...relief with simponi. This is my third med, enbrel then humara and now simponi. I would say that enbrel helped the most concerning both my psoriasis and my psoriatic arthritis. Since the simponi... "

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to Humana to Simponi It's been a fun ride, started on...
" Enbrel to Humana to Simponi It's been a fun ride, started on Enbrel in 94 I think, and was great till last summer when I broke 3 fusions ...effects and now I am on Simponi. I now am trying a... "

me off Enbrel and put me on Simponi.\\\ \\\  \\\...
" ...I found Enbrel to be fantastic! It really helped with the pain and really gave my life back. I didn't have any side effects that ...recently my Rheumatologist took me off Enbrel and put me on... "

while on it. Finally moved to Simponi, which is working well
" ...was on it for about 3 months after Enbrel quit working after ten years of working well. Humira gave me ...Finally moved to Simponi, whi... "

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