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In the US, Etanercept (etanercept systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors and is used to treat Alzheimer's Disease, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Behcet's Disease, Bullous Pemphigoid, Cogan's Syndrome, Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, Histiocytosis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Macrophage Activation Syndrome, Pemphigoid, Pemphigus, Plaque Psoriasis, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, SAPHO Syndrome, Spondyloarthritis, Still's Disease and Uveitis.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD

Anti-inflammatory agent

Biological response modifier, BRM

Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) inhibitor

Chemical Name

Dimeric fusion protein consisting of te extracellular ligand-binding portion of te human 75 kilodalton (p75) tumor necrosis factor receptor (TNFR) linked to te Fc portion of human IgG1

Foreign Names

  • Etanerceptum (Latin)
  • Etanercept (German)
  • Étanercept (French)
  • Etanercept (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Altebrel
    AryoGen, Georgia
  • Benepali
    Biogen, Belgium; Biogen, Denmark; Biogen, Spain; Biogen Idec, United Kingdom; BiogenIdec, Sweden; Ewopharma AG Eesti, Estonia; Samsung Bioepis, Czech Republic; Samsung Bioepis, Lithuania; Samsung Bioepis, Norway; Samsung Bioepis, Poland; Samsung Bioepis UK, Iceland; Samsung Bioepis UK, Netherlands; Samsung Bioepis UK, Romania; Samsung Bioepis UK Ltd, Greece; Samsung Bioepis UK, Portugal; Biogen Idec Ireland, Ireland
  • Benepali 25mg
    Biogen, Luxembourg
  • Benepali 50mg
    Biogen, Germany; Biogen, France; Biogen, Luxembourg; Samsung Bioepis, Austria; Samsung Bioepis, Switzerland
  • Brenzys
    Samsung Bioepis, Australia; Samsung Bioepis, Canada
  • Enbrel
    Immunex, Canada; Immunex, United States; Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Cyprus; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Peru; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Tunisia; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, Uruguay; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pfizer Limited, Iceland; Pfizer Limited, Romania; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Ltd, China; Wyeth, Chile; Wyeth, Egypt; Wyeth, Israel; Wyeth, India; Wyeth, Latvia; Wyeth, Serbia; Wyeth, Venezuela; Wyeth Lederle SPA, Italy; Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Macedonia
  • Enbrel 10 mg
    Pfizer, Hungary
  • Enbrel 10 mg für Kinder und Jugendliche [pediatric]
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Enbrel 25 mg
    Pfizer, Hungary
  • Enbrel 25mg
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Luxembourg; Pfizer, Oman; Wyeth, Israel; Wyeth, Oman
  • Enbrel 25mg/0.5ml
    Pfizer, Switzerland
  • Enbrel 50 mg
    Pfizer, Hungary
  • Enbrel 50mg
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Luxembourg; Pfizer, Oman; Wyeth, Israel
  • Enbrel 50mg/ml
    Pfizer, Switzerland
  • Enbrel Kids [pediatric]
    Pfizer, Finland
  • Enbrel Kinder und Jugendliche [pediatric]
    Pfizer, Germany
  • Enbrel Pediatrique-10 [pediatric]
    Pfizer, Luxembourg
  • Enbrel til pædiatrisk brug [pediatric]
    Pfizer, Denmark
  • Enebrel
    Pfizer Limited, Netherlands
  • Erelzi
    Sandoz, Canada; Sandoz, Estonia; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Sandoz, Netherlands; Sandoz, Romania; Sandoz, Sweden; Sandoz, United States
  • Erelzi 25/0.5 ml
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Erelzi 50mg/1ml
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Erelzi SensoReady 50mg/ml
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Lifmior
    Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer Limited, Netherlands
  • Yisaipu
    CP Guojian Pharmaceutical, China


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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