I have been on enbrel for about a year and a half 50 mil sureclick now twice a week and my son was I sick now I have it and can't shake it.
11 Oct 2011
I think your primary dr. should be treating your cold. Embrel will lower your immune system to the point you might need strong meds. to kick the cold. It might also mean going off the embrel until you finish your meds. Embrel is a wonderful drug but along with the other drugs for RA and PSA it will lower your immune system... good luck and remember when you are well you should ask your dr. about getting the flu shot...
26 Oct 2011
My husband has been on enbrel for several years. Since he started it every time he gets sick he gets very sick and it lasts longer, this wasn't the case before he was on enbrel. It is because enbrel weakens the immune system. Airborne is something I have gotten him and it seems to help. Take it as soon as you feel sick and each day until you feel better. Good luck
- Enbrel Information for Consumers
- Enbrel Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Enbrel (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
not just going down to one 25m shot a week, but doing two half- 25m shots per week... I keep getting sick when i do a shot, but im afraid the ...
4 answers • 2 Mar 2010
I have had reservations about using Enbrel because of the warnings about infections. Has anyone dealt with increased infections while on the drug? ...
1 answer • 23 Dec 2010
i take about 100-150 mg b4 work for my back and im starting enbrel tommorrow for psorisis..should i not take tramadol?
3 answers • 1 May 2011
I have had psorisis in my scalp, accompanied by moderate to severe arthritis for eight years. I began taking Enbrel six months ago, but it seemed to ...
3 answers • 31 Aug 2011