What is this product?
Enbrel is an injection that helps with various inflammatory diseases. It is indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and plaque psoriasis. It is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker with the active ingredient etanercept. The original manufacturer of this product was Immunex Corporation. However, due to an acquisition, the current manufacturer is Amgen Inc.
What is it made of?
Enbrel is formulated as a sterile, clear and colorless, preservative-free solution. The active ingredient is etanercept. Etanercept is produced by recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) technology. It is a TNF blocker that is a dimeric fusion protein. It consists of the extracellular ligand-binding portion of the tumor necrosis factor receptor.