Enbrel and the coronavirus?

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Hello,

My wife thinks that it would be a good idea to stop Enbrel injections right now because of the Coronavirus to limit the risks of me getting sick.

I wanted to know what you all think about this and if  your doctor or rheumatologist have told you to do the same?

Thanks,

Mark

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Enbrel and the coronavirus?


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@mark48 I'm no expert, but I'd say that you should probably talk to you doctor before doing anything. It's probably not a good thing to stop cold turkey, your body may not react well to that.

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The CDC advises against stopping any treatment. They request that if you are worried to contact your prescribing physician.

Enbrel and the coronavirus?

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Hello members, thank you for commenting. Have any of you had any special guidance from your doctors about your medications?

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