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Review: could Orencia cause Infusion related reaction?





Summary: Infusion related reaction is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 5,850 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Infusion related reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Infusion related reaction and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Orencia and have Infusion related reaction >>>

Orencia

Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Orencia 5,932 users)

Infusion related reaction

Infusion related reaction has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, premedication, multiple sclerosis, ulcerative colitis.(latest reports from Infusion related reaction 12,790 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 5,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 43 people (0.74%) have Infusion Related Reaction.

Trend of Infusion related reaction in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Infusion related reaction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Infusion related reaction33.33%16.67%33.33%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Infusion related reaction when taking Orencia * :

FemaleMale
Infusion related reaction86.11%13.89%

Age of people who have Infusion related reaction when taking Orencia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Infusion related reaction0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%7.69%19.23%19.23%46.15%

Severity of Infusion related reaction when taking Orencia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Infusion related reaction ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (27 people, 62.79%)
  2. Vasculitis (2 people, 4.65%)
  3. Cardiac disorder (1 people, 2.33%)
  4. Insomnia (1 people, 2.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (11 people, 25.58%)
  2. Insulin (5 people, 11.63%)
  3. Aspirin (5 people, 11.63%)
  4. Prednisone (5 people, 11.63%)
  5. Plavix (4 people, 9.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Do all rheumatoid arthritis drugs cause shortness of breath or panic?
    (Asked by a 68 year old woman who has Lung Disease - Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Enbrel, Humira, Methotrexate, Orencia)
    Took methotrexate from 2007 until 2011 and caused shortness of breath. Switched to Humira, better on pain and then Enbrel. All caused shortness of breath and was hospitalized. I have lung damage and on oxygen 24/7. Taking infusion therapy, but get severe panic attacks. Can't tolerate the pain o ...

  • Orencia and bladder infections. i have never had a real bladder infection, i have ic, but no infection. sine starting the orenica 3 shots, does orencia cause infections of the bladder?
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Orencia)
    I have had 3 injections of Orencia, the first one flared up my bladder, 3 shots later and now it feels like it is a sinus infection, can orencia cause this? I have never had one before.

  • Can someone develope myasthenia gravis from botox injections for migraines if they also have fibromyalgia?
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Migraine With Aura, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Polyarthritis, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Osteoporosis, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent, Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy, Restless Leg Syndrome, Lymphedema, Restrictive Pulmonary Disease, Optic Neuritis, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Acid Reflux, Hyperglycaemia, Menorrhagia, Endometriosis, and takes Albuterol Sulfate, Dulera, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Novolog, Imitrex, Singulair, HCTZ, Nexium, Orencia, Plaquenil, Proventil-hfa, Synthroid, Tricor, Voltaren, Ondansetron, Percocet, Naproxen, Cyproheptadine Hydrocloride, Zaleplon, Furosemide, Levemir)
    i have multiple auto immune issues and have had chronic migraines for many years. the doctor decided that botox was my last chance to help these headaches. i started having symptoms of myasthenia gravis after the second round of botox. my head became so hard to hold up and straight. swallowing probl ...

  • Has anyone developed myastenia gravis after botox for migraines
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Endometriosis, MAGNESIUM METABOLISM DISORDER, Anemia - Iron Deficiency, Menorrhagia, Gout, Migraine With Aura, Lymphadenopathy, Leukocytosis, Insomnia, Optic Neuritis, Restrictive Pulmonary Disease, Neuropathy, Acid Reflux, Hypertension, Polyarthritis, Osteoporosis, Restless Leg Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, Crohn's Disease, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Diabetes Mellitus, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Imitrex, Lisinopril, HCTZ, Mirapex, Nexium, Novolog, Orencia, Plaquenil, Proventil-hfa, Singulair, Synthroid, TRICOR, Voltaren, Ondansetron Hydrochloride, Albuterol Sulfate, Dulera, Naproxen, Zaleplon, Percocet, Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride, Mestinon, Furosemide, Levemir, Tizanidine Hydrochloride)
    I have many auto immune problems and severe migraines. the doctors have tried everything that my medications and allergies will allow. then we tried botox. by the second set of injections i was having trouble holding my head up and swallowing. he avoided the paraspinal area after that but continued ...

  • I am 49 yr. old female, severe progressive rheumatoid arthritis an have been on enbrel, mehtotrexate and now orencia for 4+ yrs i have possible skin cancer how common is this?.
    (Asked by a 1 year old girl who has RLS, Sjogren's Syndrome, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Hypertension, Thyroid Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Benicar Hct, Orencia, Mirapex, Prednisone, Escitalopram, Levothroid, Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 3)
    I am worried because the Dr. found a spot on my stomach the size of a pea. She strongly believes its Basal Cell Carcinoma, but, my lymph nodes are all swollen and very painful under my neck and arm they just burn. I was wondering if this could possibly be Lymphoma Skin Cancer? And if so is there a l ...

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