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Anakinra Information

Anakinra Benefits & Uses

Anakinra is used to treat the following -

Anakinra Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Anakinra


Anakinra Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Anakinra is used -

  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Throat Irritation
  5. Joint pain
  6. Dizziness सामान्य
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Decreased Blood Cells (Red cells, White cells and Platelets)
  9. Upper respiratory tract infection
  10. Infection

Anakinra Related Warnings

Is the use of Anakinra safe for pregnant women?

Anakinra may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Anakinra again without your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Anakinra safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Anakinra may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Anakinra should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.


What is the effect of Anakinra on the Kidneys?

There may be an adverse effect on kidney after taking Anakinra. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Anakinra on the Liver?

Side effects of Anakinra rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Anakinra on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Anakinra. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


Severe Interaction of Anakinra with Other Drugs

Anakinra should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Anakinra Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Anakinra unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Tuberculosis (TB)
  2. Asthma
  3. Infections
  4. Allergy
  5. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Anakinra

Is this Anakinra habit forming or addictive?

No, Anakinra is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Anakinra since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Anakinra it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Anakinra in mental disorders is not effective.


Anakinra Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Anakinra

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Anakinra, due to a lack of research on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Anakinra

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Anakinra with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Kineret® (anakinra)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 884