Orencia Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Orencia: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (250mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ABATACEPT (a ba TA sept) is used to treat moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis in adults. This medicine is also used to treat juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

In-Depth Information

Orencia 250mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 000032187
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Store in original package until time of use
Protect from light
Orencia 250mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Orencia 250mg Powder for Injection

Cough Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Wheezing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Antibody Formation Incidence:
<9.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
1.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Secondary Malignancy Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
5.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
5.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infusion-related Reactions Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Infection Incidence:
36.0-54.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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