I have been on everything and tried everything, I'm now on enbrel which I have been for about 6 months and was wanting to know do other people feel safe taking the medication, it petrifies me knowing what our bodies go through!
I have had psoriasis since I was 15 yrs old & psoriatic arthritis for 10 yrs, I am 42 yrs old!?
- 8 Jul 2012 by Kjgall
- 3 June 2014
- enbrel, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, medication
Added 8 Jul 2012:
Also the arthritis has ravaged my body & I have had to have 7 surgeries because of it! Has deformities occurred with anyone else!
I have had psoriasis sense 8 but psoriatic arthritis for the 1.5 years when I had a flare up that was so bad I could not stand on my own. Enbrel has saved me from what I thought was going to be a life of laying in bed. So for me the risk out weigh the benefit. I was first on me Methotrexate that was no help it came with lots of side effects. I have only had 1 injection problem in a year and half. But learned to inject in my stomach the thigh was much more painful. I am very thankful for Enbrel. Looking back I think I have had psa a lot longer years in fact but it flared up so bad I could not ignore it. Took 6 to 7 months to get Enbrel.
- Enbrel Information for Consumers
- Enbrel Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Enbrel (detailed)
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