I Started Enbrel

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    I Started Enbrel.

    I received my first shipment of Enbrel in the pen form. I injected myself in the thigh and it h-u-r-t. I am so glad I didn't inject myself in the abdomen. I'm not sure if the gauge of the needle is thick or if the serum is but it was very painful.
    AmbienCR AmbienCR
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    Never Felt Worse

    I was 16 when i started and i quit about 7 months after taking it because of the way i felt, then a month later my hair started to fall out and still hasn't let up, i just turned 18.
    jayhawksjb jayhawksjb
    18-21
    Jul 7, 2012

    Still New To Enbrel, But Could Use Some Tips And Support!

    I've only been on Enbrel for about a month (taking my last injection of the month tomorrow) and I've already noticed improvement in the Psoriasis on my scalp and ears - still itches and flakes somewhat, but not all thick and crusty like it used to be - I can wear black again...
    GuitarGirl19 GuitarGirl19
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2013

    3 Months In...

    i find that my right leg is best. i have had type 1 for 21 yrs, RA, lupus, and now this is put into a cluster called AS (google). i tested + for hla-b27 and have symptoms. enbrel STOPPED all of it. for 3 months. i have to ask all of you if it wears off. how long? forever? i'm a...
    nikisjet nikisjet
    31-35
    Aug 6, 2011
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