Orencia 250mg Injection

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Composition for Orencia 250mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Orencia Injection

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Uses of Orencia Injection

Orencia 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
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Side effects of Orencia Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Orencia Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Orencia Injection works

Orencia 250mg injection blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain joint diseases.

In Depth Information on Orencia Injection

Expert advice for Orencia Injection

  • Before taking abatacept, you may be tested for tuberculosis (infection of the lungs due to certain bacteria) or viral hepatitis (infection in the liver due to a virus). 
  • Avoid contact with people who have cold or any type of infections.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any kind of infection.
  • Do not take any vaccinations while using abatacept and within 3 months after stopping abatacept treatment.
  • Do not take abatacept along with other rheumatoid arthritis biologic therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as abatacept may causedizziness and visual disturbances.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Orencia 250mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orencia 250mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Orencia 250mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Orencia 250mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Orencia
250mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Orencia
250mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Abatacept, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Orencia 250mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Abatacept

No. Orencia is not a biologic/ monoclonal antibody. It belongs to class of drugs called immunomodulators.

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