I Started Enbrel

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7 People

    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
    Jul 7, 2012

    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

    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
    Aug 6, 2011

    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
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