Etanercept Enbrel

CAS NO: 185243-69-0
Batch Molecular FormulaC2224H3475N621O698S36
Batch Molecular Weight51234.9
StorageStore at RT
Batch Molecular Structure

Etanercept, commonly known by the brand name Enbrel, is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors. It is primarily used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, particularly those that involve joint inflammation. Here are the primary uses of Etanercept (Enbrel):

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Enbrel is prescribed to manage the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by joint pain, inflammation, and damage. It can help reduce pain, joint swelling, and improve joint function.
  2. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Enbrel is used in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children and adolescents. This condition is characterized by joint inflammation that starts before the age of 16.
  3. Ankylosing Spondylitis: It is prescribed for ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that primarily affects the spine and can lead to pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility.
  4. Psoriatic Arthritis: Enbrel is used to treat psoriatic arthritis, a condition that combines symptoms of arthritis with psoriasis, a skin condition.
  5. Plaque Psoriasis: Enbrel is also used for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, a skin condition characterized by raised, red, and scaly patches.
  6. Axial Spondyloarthritis: Enbrel can also be used in the treatment of axial spondyloarthritis, which includes ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

Etanercept works by targeting and inhibiting the action of TNF, a protein involved in the body’s immune response and inflammatory processes. By reducing the activity of TNF, Enbrel helps to control inflammation and reduce the symptoms associated with these conditions.

The use of Etanercept (Enbrel) should be closely monitored by a healthcare provider, as it can have side effects and may increase the risk of infections. The specific dosage and treatment duration may vary depending on the condition being treated and the patient’s response to the medication. Regular check-ups are typically recommended for individuals taking Enbrel.


  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis