Etanercept (Enbrel)

Some people with inflammatory conditions that affect the joints and skin may take etanercept (Enbrel®) to help relieve symptoms of these conditions. Although etanercept is not a cure, it can relieve the signs and symptoms of conditions such as:
 
This medication comes in the form of an injection that is given once or twice a week. It works by keeping the immune system from attacking the body; this action can also help prevent future damage from occurring. Common side effects include injection site reactions, infections, and headaches.
 
(To learn more about this medication, including how it performed in clinical trials and why it may not be suitable for everyone, click Etanercept.)
 

Etanercept (Enbrel)

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