Review: could Orencia cause Infusion Related Reaction?


Infusion related reaction is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 9,659 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 have Infusion related reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Infusion related reaction and more.

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Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Orencia 9,078 users)

Infusion Related Reaction

Infusion related reaction has been reported by people with swallowing difficulty, weakness, medical device complication, blood albumin decreased, serum sickness (latest reports from 14,607 Infusion related reaction patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

9,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia.
Among them, 64 people (0.66%) have Infusion Related Reaction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Orencia cause Infusion related reaction?

Time on Orencia when people have Infusion Related Reaction *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Infusion Related Reaction when taking Orencia *:

  • female: 85.19 %
  • male: 14.81 %

Age of people who have Infusion Related Reaction when taking Orencia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.13 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 20.51 %
  • 60+: 43.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (39 people)
  • Vasculitis (2 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (2 people)
  • Drug Dependence (1 person)
  • Arthralgia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (15 people)
  • Rituximab (6 people)
  • Remicade (6 people)
  • Prednisone (6 people)
  • Aspirin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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