Application: Rheumatoid arthritis
Anakinra medicinal forms
Anakinra Drug Information
Anakinra is used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Anakinra is used to relieve pain and swelling caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Anakinra is a man-made interleukin-1 receptor antagonist that reduces pain, swelling, inflammation and joint stiffness.
The correct amount and method of taking Anakinra
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of Anakinra varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
It is injected subcutaneously.
Remove the ampoule from the refrigerator 30 minutes before the injection to bring it to room temperature.
Try not to miss the Anakinera embroidery.
If your condition does not improve after taking Anakinra for some time, consult your doctor before taking the next dose.
Contraindications to Anakinra
Note the expiration date of Anakinra and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
Never give Anakinra to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for Anakinera drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Take Anakinra during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Taking Anakinra during pregnancy can be dangerous for the fetus.
The effect of taking Anakinra on driving
Anakinra can not make you dizzy, blurred or drowsy, you do not need to avoid driving.
Anakinra drug interaction
Drug interactions may alter the performance of drugs and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Anakinra may interact with the following drugs: Abatasept, a TNF blocker (such as (such as Adalimumab), etanercept, Infliximab, Sertolizumab).
Some medications cannot be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Anakinra:
- If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
- If you have a history of TB infection.
- If you have kidney problems.
- If you have asthma.
- If you have an immune system problem (HIV infection).
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of Anakinra
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:
Redness and pain at the injection site: These reactions last for a maximum of 2-4 weeks, if these symptoms do not go away, see your doctor.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Anakinra.
Side effects of Anakinra overdose (Anakinra poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.
Storage conditions of Anakinra
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.