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Enbrel Joins with Methotrexate to Cure Rheumatoid Arthritis
...en of methotrexate, can improve significantly when etanercept
is added. Whether newly diagnosed patients with active rheumatoid arthritis should be put on this combination regimen is a matter for discussion, but it is a good therapeutic strategy for those patients with aggressive, rheumatoid arthritis.' Heat...
RA Drugs Not Implicated In Cancer
... risk warning to the labels of three TNF blockers: etanercept
(Enbrel), infliximab (Remicade), and adalimumab (Humira). Motivated by persistent concerns and inconclusive studies, researchers at Harvard Medical School's Brigham and Women's Hospital set out to investigate the association between treatment with ...
Effects Of Age-related Vascular Diseases Can Be Reduced By Inactivating TNFa
...es. Csiszar and collegues treated aged rats with etanercept
to test the hypothesis that anti-TNFa treatment ex...lood pressure. Second, blocking TNFa via chronic etanercept
treatment decreased cell death in aged vessels, demonstrating that increased TNFa levels likely cont...
Does Anti-TNF Therapy Control Ankylosis ?
...ne erosion. For the mice with induced arthritis, etanercept
had a significant impact on disease severity, inhi... For the mice with spontaneous arthritis, however, etanercept
proved no more effective than placebo at inhibiting new cartilage or bone formation or ankylosis. Wh...
New Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Looks Promising.
...uch as the anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) agents etanercept
(Enbrel), infliximab (Remicade), and adalimumab (Humira), in combination with methotrexate, have significant anti-inflammatory and joint-protecting activity. Abatacept, rituximab, and tocilizumab all achieved better clinical results in combination w...
Study Reinforces Safety of Long-term Biologic Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...te, etanercept, also known as an anti-TNF therapy, etanercept
has shown to halt radiographic damage in patients with moderate RA activity over multiple years, which means the disease is halted at that stage. The study was conducted by a team of researchers at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. As part of the study, res...
Etanercept Reduces Psoriasis
...gy, Extended exposure to the psoriasis medication etanercept
does not appear to cause more infections or advers...gned to receive either placebo or 50 milligrams of etanercept
twice weekly (the current recommended dosage for psoriasis) for 12 weeks, all 591 continuing patient...