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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.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Anti-inflammatory agent

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD

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

  • Benepali
    Biogen Idec, United Kingdom
  • Enbrel
    Amgen, Canada; Amgen, United States; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Cyprus; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Lithuania; 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, South Africa; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pfizer Luxembourg, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Wyeth, Argentina; Wyeth, Brazil; Wyeth, Chile; Wyeth, Egypt; Wyeth, Georgia; Wyeth, Israel; Wyeth, India; Wyeth, Latvia; Wyeth, Oman; Wyeth, Romania; Wyeth, Serbia; Wyeth, Venezuela; Wyeth Lederle SPA, Italy
  • Enbrel de uz pediatric
    Wyeth, Romania
  • Enbrel Kinder und Jugendliche (pediatric)
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Enbrel Pédiatrie (pediatric)
    Pfizer, Finland
  • Etanar
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Infinitam
    Probiomed, Mexico
  • 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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