Hello everyone ...I got strep throat and went on antibiotics this past Monday for 10 days. Without even thinking about it I took my enbrel injection yesterday. This is my 3rd weekly injection. I am now reading that you should stop Enbrel until antibiotics are done. Does anyone know anything about this and what will happen since I took my Enbrel on my strep antibiotics? Feeling concerned :/
I was on enbrel for 10 years or around there they never told me to stop the injections so I never did didn't seem to do any damage and got over my cold just as fast now im on orencia good drug but kills your t cells kinda like embrel they musta just changed a few ingreadents lol so far 4 months and still pain taking morphine which helps a lot at least the hip healed nice be calm and enjoy each day for what it is if you don't get everything don today theres always tomorrow lol
usually it means that the antibotics won't work or the Enbrel gets cancel out!
I've had two walk-in clinics prescribe antibiotics that potentially have a severe toxic interaction with methotrexate. Thankfully my pharmacist caught it. Even though I told the doctors at the time I was in methotrexate. Still learning but my pharmacist gave me a info sheet to take with me anytime I see a walk in instead of my regular gp
I am on Enbrel. I just completed taking an antibiotic for a sinus infection. My rheumatologist told me to skip the injection until I am better. The reason is because Enbrel is a biologic. Biologic's will make the strept (or whatever the infection is) take longer to heal. Biologic weakens the immune system. I hope you feel better soon. I would recommend calling your provider and working out a plan if you ever have to take another antibiotic.
Yep the prevention of infection has become a top priority for me. Stopped my charity work at a settlement for underprivileged children and eldery becsuse of the danger of infections and TB. I only do the background stuff now and let others go into the settlement. I have to use wipes constantly when at the shops etc so I don't touch my face with dirty hands. I even wipe the handle of trolleys at shops and every item I touch I need to wipe my hands again and wash items when I get home. Crazy I know but essential as I'm fighting for my life here. I ask if friends and family are sick before I go visit or if they are coming to my place. My life is worth the effort, I've got so much to still do, see and enjoy.
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