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Etanercept (Enbrel) is a drug prescribed for treating rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and plaque psoriasis. Etanercept is injectable and reduces pain, swelling, and tenderness of joints due to moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Etanercept also is prescribed to reduce the signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in children and polyarticular-course. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this drug.

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