Kineret Medication - Uses & Side Effects
ANAKINRA (Kineret®) is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Anakinra is often given in combination with other agents such as corticosteroids (examples: dexamethasone or prednisone), anti-inflammatory drugs, methotrexate, or other drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Generic anakinra injections are not yet available.
Uses of Kineret
Side Effects of Kineret
Warnings and precautions before taking Kineret:
Drug Interaction :- Arthritis drugs classified as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocking agents increase the risk of infection just as Kineret does, and taking the two types of drug together further increases the risk. Therefore, combining Kineret and a TNF-blocking agent is not recommended. TNF-blocking agents include:
Serious or life-threatening side effects are unlikely to occur from an overdose of anakinra. Contact your doctor or seek medical attention if an overdose of anakinra is suspected. An overdose of adalimumab is unlikely to be harmful.
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