... I hear your frustration. Pain is not an easy life partner we have to deal with. Enbrel is biologics, sometimes this type meds can cause depression as well, besides pain. MTX was making me so ill that I decided to go off it. ... (1 replies)
... I posted below with a question about the Enbrel solution. Dawnrise, thanks for the reply. ... (2 replies)
... I was on methotrexate and prednisone as well.. I never did the Enbrel shots but chose the Humira instead because Humira shots were every two weeks instead of every week. ... (4 replies)
... I wonder if you are on Orencia IV infusions, how long did it take you before you started to feel better and HOW exactly did you feel better? ... (4 replies)
... seronegative RA along with Sjogren's, OA and FM. My Rheum started me on methotrexate last May. My inflammation levels and swelling were not resolved by Mtx so Enbrel was added. I had surgery with some complications that required me to stop Mtx and delay Enbrel for 11 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... Definitely trial and error. Wish it didn't take so long to find the med that will work. ... (20 replies)
... Hi Jenny,
The first time I tried enbrel a year ago, I was on it for month (4 injections). I didn't have trouble until the 3rd and 4th injection.
This time the first injection was fine, but the second injection I developed a red, itchy rash the size of large apple.
Thanks for responding to my question.
Eily (2 replies)
... I had the same problem with Enbrel and the past injection sites would turn red and itch with new injection too. But it did go away after about a month... ... (2 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone knows how long it takes for any possible side affects from the drug Enbrel to develop? ... (4 replies)
... u are right about need to check your blood every 3 month. I was on Meth for 9 month for my RA and really did not work for my pains at all. Than Dr switched me to Enbrel shots and after that Orencia IV infusions. ... (4 replies)
... Maybe someone shares with me how long did it take you to have IV with Orencia before you started to feel better? ... (0 replies)
I'd say between my fourth and sixth infusion I slowly started to notice improvement in energy, then my joint and muscle stiffness went from 6 hours in the morning to just an hour or less. I could do things again, get out of the house, get the mail, go grocery shopping, to the library, without being entirely wiped out the next day.
I noticed the same progression... (4 replies)
... I was on Enbrel for 8 years and it worked very well for me. I stopped it because it caused me to gain a lot of weight. How long were you on Enbrel and was your breast cancer caused just by Enbrel or do you have other risk factors like family history, hormone therapy, etc. ... (19 replies)
... I hate to do it to you, but I believe you came here to find out the truth.
I was on Meth for 9 month. Longer I was on it, sicker it was making me.
I lost a lots of weight on it since I did not eat; 0 appetite. Until 9 month later my white blood counts came back very low and infection on my eye lid did not heal for 3 month, my Dr changed my treatment to Enbrel.
Boy, I felt... (4 replies)
... I'm 45, how old are you Annette? ... (10 replies)
... If so for how long? ... (10 replies)
... I need to know has anyone been on enbrel for any length of time? ... (3 replies)
... going off and how long enbrel stays in your system. He seems to be very short of answers though. The boards have been more informative than my reumy. ... (28 replies)
... I think at my next doctor's visit in April, he is going to start me on Enbrel. How long before you saw improvement and are you on anything else besides the Enbrel? ... (5 replies)
... I have the exact same question but my problem is sinus infection, my second since starting on Enbrel 10 weeks ago. My RA dr. ... (5 replies)