Generic Name: anakinra, Parenteral Solution

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Highlights for anakinra

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ANAKINRA (an a KIN ra) is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and Neonatal-Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease (NOMID).
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Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any of these conditions.
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Know what to watch for and get tips for reducing your risks while taking this drug.
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anakinra Side Effects

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:\n-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue\n-fever, chills or any other sign of infection\n-unusual bleeding or bruising\n-unusually weak or tired\n\nSide effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):\n-headache\n-nausea\n-redness, bruising, itching, stinging, or swelling at site where injected\n-stomach pain

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anakinra May Interact with Other Medications

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Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:\n\n -adalimumab\n -certolizumab\n -etanercept\n -golimumab\n -infliximab\n -rilonacept \nThis medicine may also interact with the following medications:\n\n -vaccines

Disclaimer: Our goal is to provide you with the most relevant and current information. However, because drugs interact differently in each person, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible interactions. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. Always speak with your healthcare provider about possible interactions with all prescription drugs, vitamins, herbs and supplements, and over-the-counter drugs that you are taking.
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How to Use anakinra

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The medicine is for injection under the skin. You will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.\n \nIt is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.\n \nTalk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:\n-asthma\n-infection\n-kidney disease\n-taking adalimumab, etanercept, or infliximab\n-an unusual or allergic reaction to anakinra, latex, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives\n-pregnant or trying to get pregnant\n-breast-feeding

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You will need blood tests done while you take this medicine.\n\nIf you get a cold or other infection while receiving this medicine, call your doctor or health care professional. Do not treat yourself. The medicine may decrease your body's ability to get rid of infections.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of reach of children.\n\nStore syringes in the refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F). Do not freeze or shake. Protect from light. Do not use the medicine after the expiration date.

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