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  • http://www.drugs.com/uk/orencia.html
  • Orencia is a medicine that contains the active substance abatacept.
  • http://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/19714
  • Abatacept is a fusion protein produced by recombinant DNA technology in Chinese hamster ovary cells.
  • http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines/aches-and-pains/a8658/orenci...
  • Orencia infusion and injection contain the active ingredient abatacept, which is a type of medicine called a selective immunosuppressant.
  • http://www.diagnosia.com/en/drug/orencia-250-mg-powder-concentrat...
  • ORENCIA is an infusion treatment for adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis and for children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
  • http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/immune-system/immune-system-modif...
  • Orencia Powder for infusion is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient abatacept.
  • http://www.uwhealth.org/health/topic/multum/abatacept/d05694a1.html
  • You should not use abatacept if you are allergic to it, or if you are also using anakinra (Kineret), etanercept (Enbrel), adalimumab (Humira), certolizumab (Cimzia), golimumab (Simponi), infliximab (Remicade), natalizumab (Tysabri), rituximab (Rituxan), ...
  • http://www.centerwatch.com/drug-information/fda-approved-drugs/dr...
  • The following drug information is obtained from various newswires, published medical journal articles, and medical conference presentations.
  • http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01281
  • Abatacept is a soluble fusion protein, which links the extracellular domain of human cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CTLA -4) to the modified Fc (hinge, CH2, and CH3 domains) portion of human immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1)....
  • http://www.aetna.com/cpb/medical/data/700_799/0720.html
  • However, abatacept should not be administered in conjunction with other biological agents because of reported increased rates of serious adverse events, including serious infections.
  • http://livertox.nlm.nih.gov/Abatacept.htm
  • Abatacept is a recombinant fusion protein of the cell surface marker CTLA-4 and immunoglobulin that acts by interfering with T cell activation and is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
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    This video featuring Victoria Ruffing, RN of the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center is designed to show patients how to inject Orencia.

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    This video featuring Victoria Ruffing, RN of the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center is designed to show patients how to inject Orencia.

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    Arthritis treatment with Orencia... Effects and side effects
           
    http://www.arthritistreatmentcenter.com Orencia (abatacept) is a biologic drug that is used in arthritis treatment and targets T cells. It is generally used with methotrexate. While it works for many people it sometimes takes awhile to kick in and has ...

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