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Anakinra (Systemic)

Brand Names : Kineret

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Antirheumatic
  • Biological response modifier

Anakinra (an-a-KIN-rah) is used to treat moderate to severe symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. It may relieve redness, pain, tenderness, and warmth in hands, feet, wrists, shoulders, elbows, and ankles. This medicine is used in patients 18 years of age or older. Anakinra will not cure the disease, but will help with the symptoms as long as you continue to take it.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form:

  • Injection (U.S. and Canada)
Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Kineret

In Canada -

  • Kineret


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Anakinra: Before Using

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