Orencia Drug Interactions

Anakinra (Kineret)
Taking Orencia with anakinra can increase your risk of getting an infection or other side effects. In general, these two medications should not be taken together.
 
Live Vaccines
Live vaccines are immunizations that contain live viruses or bacteria. If you receive a live vaccine while taking Orencia, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, Orencia can make live vaccines less effective. You should not receive live vaccinations while taking this drug.
 
TNF Inhibitors
Taking Orencia with TNF inhibitors can increase your risk of getting an infection. Also, studies suggest that using this drug in combination with TNF inhibitors does not provide any additional benefit for treating rheumatoid arthritis. In general, these medications should not be taken together.
 

Final Thoughts on Orencia Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with Orencia that may apply to you.
 
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