Anakinra



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Anakinra Information



Anakinra Benefits & Uses

Anakinra is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Geriatric
  • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice


Anakinra Side Effects

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

Moderate

  • Decreased Blood Cells (Red cells, White cells and Platelets)

Mild

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Joint pain
  • पेट दर्द

Common

  • Throat Irritation
  • Dizziness
  • Upper respiratory tract 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.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Anakinra safe during breastfeeding?


    Anakinra should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Anakinra on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Anakinra. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Anakinra on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Anakinra on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Anakinra on the Heart?


    The heart can be affected by Anakinra. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart the medicine only after medical advice.

    Moderate


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 -

Severe



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 -



Frequently asked Questions about Anakinra

  • Is this Anakinra habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Anakinra.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Anakinra since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Anakinra is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Anakinra cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Anakinra Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Anakinra


    There is no information on the effects of taking Anakinra with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Anakinra


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Anakinra with alcohol.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Kineret® (anakinra)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 884

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