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Orencia - 10 Things You Should Know
Orencia or abatacept is a biologic drug approved for the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults and the treatment of moderate to severe polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children 6 years old and older. Orencia is not a TNF blocker, as is Enbrel, Remicade, and Humira. Orencia is a T-cell co-stimulation modulator.
Drugs A-Z - Orencia / Abatacept
Patient education for Orencia / abatacept. Orencia may be used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Generic abatacept is not yet available.
Orencia (abatacept) for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Orencia (abatacept), which is administered intravenously, is the first T-cell co-stimulation modulator approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Test Your Knowledge
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is triggered by a malfunction in the immune system. The cause of the malfunction is unknown. How much do you know about RA? Take Rheumatoid Arthritis - Test Your Knowledge.
Are Some Arthritis Patients Unsuitable Candidates For Biologic Drugs?
Orencia is one of the biologic drugs used to treat inflammatory types of arthritis.
Patient Information: Orencia (Abatacept)
Patient information for Orencia (Abatacept), from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
Drugs Approved By The FDA: Orencia (Abatacept)
Orencia (abatacept) is a soluble fusion protein. Orencia (abatacept) is produced through recombinant DNA technology in mammalian cells. Orencia (abatacept) has activity as a selective costimulation modulator with inhibitory activity on T lymphocytes, from CenterWatch.