Disease Information for Etanercept (Enbrel) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Lupus Erythematosis/syndrome
Henoch-Schonlein allergic vasculitis
Optic neuritis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/ Source rDNA Manufacture
DRUG/Anti-inflammatory drug (example)
DRUG/Anti-rheumatoid arthritis drug (example)
DRUG/Anti-TNF (tumor necrosis factor) (example)
DRUG/Anti-TNF medication (example)
DRUG/Biological response modifiers/chemoRX (example)
DRUG/Genetically engineered/biological drug (example)
DRUG/Monoclonal antibody medication/mab (example)
DRUG/Tumor necrosis factor receptor/bioengineered
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Etanercept (Enbrel) admin, Brand name/Enbrel (Etanercept)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/1998 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/1999 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose twice/weekly
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Subcutaneous administration medication
Definition

Anti-Cytokine TNF (tumor necrosis factor) blocker drug

Recombinant DNA technology Bioengineered source;Actual receptor protein for TNF (tumor necrosis factor)so attenuates activity;Used in Rheumatoid arthritis and JRA;parenteral preparation subcutaneously twice weekly; beware infections complications

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