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Breakout from Enbrel
is 25 years old now. He had
surgery to replace a hip and had to stop taking Enbrel before surgery and
for 6 weeks after. During that period the acne disappeared. Almost
immediately after starting back on Enbrel the acne came back.
anyone found any more info on this condition and what can be done?
He's calling his RA doc to report the reaction.
for any direction you can give. –Mom
Response: I hope Ben’s
condition has improved by now. By my calculation he must be in his fourth
or fifth month on Enbrel — actually less if you exclude the period he
stopped using it for his hip surgery.
This might mean his reaction to Enbrel can still be categorized as
"initial" — meaning it might be something that will abate over
Hopefully other FlakeHQ readers who know anything about this particular reaction to Enbrel will respond to this. Meanwhile, do keep us apprized. -Ed