Enbrel vs Plaquenil

Enbrel
(Rx)
Plaquenil
(Rx)
Enbrel is an arthritis medication.
Plaquenil is an arthritis medication and an anti infectious agent.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for RA
3.7
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for RA
2.6
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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November 2, 1998
April 18, 1955
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
122,730 Discussions
76,331 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
#1 for Lupus
#2 for RA
#4 for Joint Pain
#6 for Arthritis
#7 for UCTD
Plaquenil is prescribed for Lupus, RA, Sjogren's Syndrome and Joint Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Enb
Itching
7
Nausea
4
Rash
3
Weight Gain
3
Common Cold
2
Bruise
2
Hair Loss
2
Fever
2
Lymphoma
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Pla
Nausea
8
Hair Loss
7
Weight Gain
4
Dizziness
3
Stomach Problems
3
Migraines
3
Hives
2
Blindness
2
Stomach Issues
1
Tinnitus
1
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Enbrel
Enb
Plaquenil
Pla
Itching
Enb
Pla
7
0
Nausea
Enb
Pla
4
8
Rash
Enb
Pla
3
0
Weight Gain
Enb
Pla
3
4
Common Cold
Enb
Pla
2
0
Bruise
Enb
Pla
2
0
Hair Loss
Enb
Pla
2
7
Fever
Enb
Pla
2
0
Lymphoma
Enb
Pla
2
0
Injection Site Reactions
Enb
Pla
2
0
Nausea
Pla
Enb
8
4
Hair Loss
Pla
Enb
7
2
Weight Gain
Pla
Enb
4
3
Dizziness
Pla
Enb
3
0
Stomach Problems
Pla
Enb
3
0
Migraines
Pla
Enb
3
0
Hives
Pla
Enb
2
0
Blindness
Pla
Enb
2
0
Stomach Issues
Pla
Enb
1
0
Tinnitus
Pla
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.
C Category C
Before taking Plaquenil 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 Plaquenil and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Pill
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)
Tablet: 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Etanercept
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Enbrel and Plaquenil: 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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