Orencia

What is Orencia?

Orencia is an immuno-modulator drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis in cases where patient has not responded to first line drugs.

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I am seeking an expert Rheumatologist on Abatacept (Orencia) For Rheumatoid Arthritis. I have been on this medication by IV for about 10 months....

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for writing in.
I am an associate in the department of Rheumatology. As far as the dosage of Abatacept (Orencia) in rheumatoid arthritis...

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I have had three IV treatments of Orencia for Rheumatoid . #1- nothing happened, no improvement, no worsening. #2 _ I had severe pain of the body...

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
Orencia is a biological treatment to reduce the joint pain associated with arthritis.
The painful swelling in...

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I am seeking an expert Rheumatologist on Abatacept (Orencia) For Rheumatoid Arthritis. I have been on this medication by IV for about 10 months....

doctor1 MD

Dear XXXXXXX,

For rheumatoid arthritis, 750 mg is the dose recommended for a person weighing between 6o and 100 kgs. (your weight).

I do not know...

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I have an aggressive form of rheumatoid arthritis . I have taken or Orencia infusions. Due to lack of response + side effects, my Dr. has agreed...

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I have ra nd pulmonary fibrosis . Is orencia a safe treatment for my rate and not make my pulmonary fibrosis worse?

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I am a 52yo female.
I suffer with chronic rheumatoid arthritis. Due to other infections, I have not had my monthly infusion of Orencia since April...

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I ve suffered from progressively disabling Lupus for 25 years. Formerly a professional athlete doing things like climbing Mt Kenya Over 16K feet)...

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Hello, I have been diagnosis with Rheumatoid Arthritis and I am taking Orencia and Prednisone I have been having shortness of breath and a pain in...

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