Enbrel vs Humira for Psoriasis

Enbrel
(Rx)
Humira
(Rx)
Enbrel is an arthritis medication.
Humira is an IBD medication and an arthritis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Psoriasis
3.6
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Psoriasis
2.2
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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November 2, 1998
December 31, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
122,750 Discussions
157,822 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Enbrel is prescribed for RA, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Arthritis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for RA
#3 for Psoriasis
#5 for Arthritis
#7 for IBD
Humira is prescribed for Crohn's Disease, RA, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis and Ulcerative Colitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Enb
Itching
8
Nausea
4
Rash
4
Weight Gain
3
Common Cold
3
Bruise
3
Hair Loss
2
Fever
2
Lymphoma
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Hum
Nausea
4
Fistula
4
Weight Gain
4
Hair Loss
2
Fever
2
Common Cold
2
Numbness
2
Lymphoma
1
Sinus Infections
1
Cough
1
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Itching
Enb
Hum
8
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Nausea
Enb
Hum
4
4
Rash
Enb
Hum
4
0
Weight Gain
Enb
Hum
3
4
Common Cold
Enb
Hum
3
2
Bruise
Enb
Hum
3
0
Hair Loss
Enb
Hum
2
2
Fever
Enb
Hum
2
2
Lymphoma
Enb
Hum
2
1
Injection Site Reactions
Enb
Hum
2
0
Nausea
Hum
Enb
4
4
Fistula
Hum
Enb
4
0
Weight Gain
Hum
Enb
4
3
Hair Loss
Hum
Enb
2
2
Fever
Hum
Enb
2
2
Common Cold
Hum
Enb
2
3
Numbness
Hum
Enb
2
0
Lymphoma
Hum
Enb
1
2
Sinus Infections
Hum
Enb
1
0
Cough
Hum
Enb
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Enbrel during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Humira during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Enbrel and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Humira and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Syringe: 25 mg/0.5mL (0.51), 50 mg/mL (0.98 mL)
Injector: 50 mg/mL (0.98 mL)
Solution: 25 mg (1 mL)
Syringe: 10 mg/0.2 mL, 20 mg/0.4 mL, 40 mg/0.8 mL
Injector: 40 mg/0.8 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Etanercept
Adalimumab
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Enbrel and Humira: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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