Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Erelzi

Descriptions


Etanercept-szzs injection is used alone or with other medicines (eg, methotrexate) to reduce signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, such as joint swelling, pain, tiredness, and duration of morning stiffness. It may also be used to treat a condition known as ankylosing spondylitis.

Etanercept-szzs injection is also used in children 2 years of age and older for polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. This medicine is also used alone or with methotrexate to treat psoriatic arthritis. It is also used to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in patients who may benefit from receiving phototherapy (ultraviolet light treatment) or other treatments.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.