Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier
WebMD

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started
My Medicine
WebMD

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion
    WebMD

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community
    WebMD

    Community

    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up

This content is selected and controlled by WebMD's editorial staff and is brought to you by Janssen.

Etanercept (Enbrel)

How you take it: By injection

How often you take it: 1-2 times each week

Most common side effects: Skin reactions or pain where you get the shot, sinus infections, headache.

Your doctor should:

  • Test you for tuberculosis and hepatitis before you take it.
  • Check you for infections including tuberculosis while you take it.

How it works: It targets tumor necrosis factor (TNF), a chemical your body makes that causes inflammation. Your doctor will call this type of drug a “TNF blocker.”

Golimumab (Simponi, Simponi Aria)

How you take it: By shot or IV

How often you take it: Monthly if by injection (Simponi), every 8 weeks by IV (Simponi Aria)

Most common side effects: Runny nose, sore throat, hoarseness, or laryngitis; pain, skin reactions, or tingling where you get the shot; and viral infections such as flu and cold sores.

Your doctor should:

  • Test you for tuberculosis and hepatitis before you take it.
  • Check you for infections, including tuberculosis, while you take it.

How it works: It targets tumor necrosis factor (TNF), a chemical your body makes that causes inflammation. Your doctor will call this type of drug a “TNF blocker.”

Infliximab (Remicade)

How you take it: By IV

How often you take it: Your doctor will decide on the dose and how often you should take it.

Most common side effects: Respiratory infections (such as sinus infections and sore throat), headache, coughing, stomach pain.

Your doctor should:

  • Test you for tuberculosis and hepatitis before you take it.
  • Check you for infections, including tuberculosis, while you take it.

How it works: It targets tumor necrosis factor (TNF), a chemical your body makes that causes inflammation. Your doctor will call this type of drug a “TNF blocker.”