... advice if i should or should not let him take it? please help me understand
Enbrel is a very effective rheumatoid arthritis medicine ... and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can be quite debilitating so only the best is needed (provided the child does not experience any serious side effects).
The link below has medicines which are used in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (medicines will be same for juvenile idiopathic arthritis as well). Some medicines have reviews linked to them... you may find these reviews useful. The ones for Enbrel are quite positive.
hello sorry about your 4 year old boy having ra. i would see what the dr wants they are here to help i have ra at 45 they noticed it 7 years ago when they did knee surgery. i alwasys had joint pain when i was in my teens and when i told drs years ago they did nothing so now i got it in all joints and in shoulders neck and organs so if they found it now i would let them give it to him or it would get worse. that or get a secound apinion. this pain is bad without anything. good luck hope everything gets better.
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