Orencia (abatacept)

 

How is this medication given:

  • Orencia is a 30 minute intravenous infusion
  • Following initial dose, it is given at 2 and 4 weeks, then every 4 weeks

 

Indications:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

 

How it works:

Orencia works at the T-cell level and can reduce the activation of T cells, which reduces the activation of other cells in the RA inflammatory process

 

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