Weight gain established in study of patients receiving anti-TNF meds Remicade and Enbrel

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   Posted 4/8/2008 10:11 AM (GMT -6)   
There has been several threads in the past questioning if others have noticed weight gain when on Remicade. A recently published study of people receiving Remicade and Enbrel for spondyloarthropathy [SpA] established that there was significant weight gain in people on these anti-TNF meds.
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   Posted 4/8/2008 2:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Ides
I am sure those wanting answers will appreciate this information you have found for them

Hoping you have a good day

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   Posted 9/11/2010 10:17 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes thanks so much for this article. When doctors are basically making patients think they are crazy... I appreciate finding documented proof tremendously helpful.
I wonder if the study monitored their calorie intake over that time period as well to rule out weight gain due to eating more often/ foods with higher fat content.
Nonetheless, there is a connection here.
Appreciate you.

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