A comprehensive review and evaluation of the side effects of the tumor necrosis factor alpha blockers etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab

@article{Scheinfeld2004ACR,
  title={A comprehensive review and evaluation of the side effects of the tumor necrosis factor alpha blockers etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab},
  author={Noah S. Scheinfeld},
  journal={Journal of Dermatological Treatment},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={280 - 294}
}
  • N. Scheinfeld
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Dermatological Treatment
For more than 5 years, infliximab and etanercept have been utilized to treat rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease. There is therefore much post‐approval data on their side effects. A variety of Medline searches were done at the beginning of June 2004 using the terms ‘etanercept’, ‘infliximab’ and ‘adalimumab’ and the words ‘lymphoma’, ‘infection’, ‘congestive heart failure’, ‘demyelinating disease’, ‘lupus’, ‘antibodies’, ‘injection site reaction’, ‘systemic’, ‘side effects' and ‘skin… 
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