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Enbrel

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/ 54,628 posts
Other Names: Etanercept

Simponi

Rx
/ 3,872 posts
Other Names: Golimumab
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 54,628 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 3,872 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
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... 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
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
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By FRED GREENWOOD
August 19, 2014
FRED GREENWOOD wrote
ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE AND ROUGH SKIN
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By Spin lady
September 11, 2013
Spin lady wrote
Simponi and high blood pressure
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What patients are saying about Enbrel vs. Simponi

1,036 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
off Humira, Enbrel & Simponi since then without any problems
...March, 2011. I was able to start Humira after 4 weeks of Isoniazid treatment, and ...course of Isoniazid overall. I've been on and off Humira, Enbrel & Simponi since then...
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 I ...me off Enbrel and put me on Simponi.\\\ \\\...
is pretty amazing. Simponi works great for me. I hope you...
...to see a rheumy? 12 years or so on Enbrel (approved 1998) is pretty amazing. Simponi works great for me. I hope you get the same...
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...
about 9mo. I flared and the Simponi worked, but even when...
After about 9mo. I flared and the Simponi worked, but even when we added ...to a double dose of Enbrel which is working better. So, nothing drama...
found them all to work the same with no adverse reactions...
...for 2 years I believe. I have been on Enbrel and Humira and found them all to work the...
Simponi and it worked about an hour after i injected it.I...
...Enbrel...didnt work Humira...worked for a year. Now i am on Simponi and it worked about an hour after i injected it.I am still on Simponi and pain is ...been on Simponi for 3...
was safe to try Simponi. The self-injection process is much...
...Enbrel was good for me...until it wasn't. I had an extreme skin reaction that looked like Shingles! I was covered ...Fortunately, after stopping the Enbrel, & taking ...to try Simponi. The...
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