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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic disease inflammation that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally ...
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Methotrexate 36,459
Prednisone 21,711
Enbrel 14,262
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Enbrel vs Plaquenil

Enbrel
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Plaquenil
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for RA
4.0
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for RA
1.6
Concern level
3.3
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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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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...
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Depression
5
Nausea
4
Weight Gain
3
Common Cold
2
Fever
2
Hair Loss
2
Lymphoma
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Sinus Infections
2
Numbness
2
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Nausea
8
Hair Loss
7
Depression
6
Weight Gain
4
Dizzy
3
Fever
3
Stomach Problems
3
Migraines
3
Numbness
2
Hives
2
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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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more problems with plaquenil. I haven't had the rea...
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" ...the bejeebers out of you... Enbrel is actually less scary than some others. What ...scare. I've had virtually NO side effects with Enbrel. I had more problems with plaquenil. I haven't had the... "

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weight gain. I'm pretty good with the plaquinel and Enbrel....
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" I've been on Plaquinel for 15 yr and ...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 med. And... "

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put me in an eight month remission. It was wonderful...
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" ...board, Laurie. I have been on Enbrel, twice weekly shots, for ...Enbrel with MTX and Plaquenil put me in an eight month remission. It was wonderful. Lack of energy is ...and I don't think Enbrel helps me... "

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aking metotrexate and Plaquenil before, it was not working I...
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" ...I did. I was diagnosed with Lupus and RA 10 years ...ago. I am currently taking Enbrel. It is working,is extremely expensive $2250.00 a ...very grateful that my doctor put me on enbrel. I was taking... "

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is not working for me. Plaquenil seems to work best, al...
" Enbrel Johns Hopkins Have been taking for 3 months and notice no difference--positive or negative. doctor... "

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Plaquenil in an RA \"cocktail.\" It worked pretty good...
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" ...commonly prescribed along with Plaquenil in an RA \"cocktail.\" It worked pretty good for me for a few years until Enbrel hit... "

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am taking Plaquenil and doesn't seem to help much. I c...
" Would adding 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... "

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Plaquenil - It worked great at first then My Hair started...
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" Years ago I took Plaquenil - It worked great at first then My Hair started falling out ...5 months. Ironic because I've been taking Enbrel for 4 months now and experiencing problems of flu like symptoms... "

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one year now and what a difference. I used to get the welts...
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" Enbrel has changed my life, the fatigue is much better, I can live more ...was able to come off plaquinel, been on it one year now and what a difference. I used to get the welts on legs from... "

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I have taken Plaquenil for many years and it is working...
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" I am age 60 and have had RA for 36 years. I have taken Plaquenil for many years and it is working great. I have my ...went away. I am now on the plaquenil and Enbrel injectable and ...like a new person.... "

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