Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Symptoms

Use this simple checklist to help give you a better idea if you may have ankylosing spondylitis (AS) or any other type of arthritis. Take this list with you to your doctor or rheumatologist to help start a discussion.

Answer the questions below by selecting Yes or No to each question.
When done, click the Submit button to print your results. This should not be used as a diagnostic tool.

Symptom Checklist

Yes No
Lower back pain that has lasted more than 3 months that is worse after you have slept or have been inactive
Morning stiffness that lasts up to an hour and a half
Pain and/or swelling in back, neck, shoulders, or hips
Limited range of motion in your spine, neck, and/or other joints
Restricted expansion of your chest

Please see Prescribing Information, Important Safety Information, and Medication Guide for complete details about ENBREL.

Symptom Checklist Results

You've indicated that you are experiencing one or more symptoms related to AS. Print your checklist and discuss the results with your doctor.

Symptom Checklist Results

You did not check any symptoms related to AS.

Prescription ENBREL is taken by injection.


Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
ENBREL is indicated for reducing signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis.

Supportive data
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
  • ENBREL was shown to be effective in about 3 out of 5 adults at 6 months. Clinical responses were seen at 2 weeks in 46% of patients, with 59% of patients receiving benefit within 8 weeks.
How do I know if I have AS?

Before your next appointment with your doctor, download these questions to help guide your conversation.

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