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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 5,857 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.

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Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 5,936 Orencia 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 12,790 Infusion related reaction patients)

On Mar, 24, 2015: 5,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 43 people (0.73%) 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 * :

Infusion related reaction86.11%13.89%

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

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 ** :


How people recovered from Infusion related reaction ** :


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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