I have been on Enbrel almost 3 weeks and I do not feel any different. I don’t have any negative side effects either. I am also on methotrexate 10 tabs weekly. Concerned about being on 2 immunosuppressive drugs.
I'm so curious to know how those of us with suppressed immune systems deal with people around us who are sick (like your coworkers, significant others, etc.).
For some background, a few of my colleagues and I went out to lunch today, and only after we had been at lunch for a bit did I find out that one of them has pneumonia. She said she's on antibiotics and isn't contagious, but immediately my mind went into "evacuation… read more
Hey all! I'm curious if anyone has had a problem with injecting Enbrel? I've been doing it for years and for the first time recently I had what I think was a faulty pen. It didn't make the normal clicking sound that happens when you press the button down -- instead it made a loud whirring sound that made me jump and immediately pull the needle out...which, of course, resulted in medicine going all over my hand and leg.
I have been in endless wrist, hand and now shoulder flares for the past nine months. diagnosed in late 2017 and put on methotrexate and enbrel. Both stopped working late December 2018. Then the massive painful flares began. Worse than when first diagnosed.
Tried humira and xelzanze, did not work. Now dr brings out the big guns, IV infusion acterma. After 3 months STILL not working and still need to take 20mg… read more