Kineret Drug Interactions

TNF inhibitors and "live" vaccinations should not be used during treatment with Kineret. Drug interactions may occur when the medicines are taken together. These interactions can increase your risk of developing potentially serious infections, and the effectiveness of live vaccines may be decreased. To reduce your chances of Kineret interactions, make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking.

Kineret Interactions: An Overview

Kineret® (anakinra) can potentially interact with a few other medications, especially other medications that affect the immune system. Some of the medicines that may lead to Kineret drug interactions include:
 
  • "Live" vaccinations, including:
 
 
  • TNF inhibitors (also known as TNF antagonists), such as:
 
  

More Information on Interactions With Kineret

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Kineret is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
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