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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking etanercept if you have:
 
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 

 

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Etanercept to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What Is Etanercept Used For?

Specific uses of etanercept include reducing the signs and symptoms of the following conditions:
 
Etanercept has also been shown to decrease the damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. However, the medication is not a cure for rheumatoid arthritis or any of the other conditions mentioned here.
 
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