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What is the definition or description of: Anakinra allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Anakinra allergy?

Anakinra allergy: Anakinra is an immunosuppressive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/kineret-drug. Htm ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What is the definition or description of: Kineret allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Kineret allergy?

Kineret allergy: Kineret (anakinra) is an Immunosuppressive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. See: http://www. Rxlist. Com/kineret-side-effects-drug-center. Htm ...Read more

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How safe is the drug kineret (anakinra)?

How safe is the drug kineret (anakinra)?

Relateively safe: Kineret (anakinra) is a biologic drug fda approved for rheumatoid arthritis. It is not terribly effective for this however. It is relatively safe compared to other biologics. Very few adverse effects or infections. ...Read more

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I take kineret (anakinra) injections sub-cu. I didn't notice that I accidentally hit & possibly injected the med into a vein until I was finished. Advice?

I take kineret (anakinra) injections sub-cu. I didn't notice that I accidentally hit & possibly injected the med into a vein until I was finished. Advice?

Ignore it: I doubt you injected it into a vein. It is more likely that the needle passed through a small vein and caused some bleeding. If nothing has happened by now, nothing will. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use the arthritis drug ANA kinra kineret (anakinra)?

Is it bad to use the arthritis drug ANA kinra kineret (anakinra)?

Speak w/ your Doctor: Only you and your physician can make the final decision as to which medicatinos may or may not be right for your situation. All medications have known side effects. As long as the good effects significantly outweigh the bad effects, then you may condsider Kineret (anakinra) as a reasonable option for treating your rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use the arthritis drug ANA kinra (kineret) when it hasn't reached room temp?

Is it bad to use the arthritis drug ANA kinra (kineret) when it hasn't reached room temp?

Anakinra: No, there is no harm caused by injecting Anakinra before it warms to room temperature however the injections are more painful and absorption may be slightly slower because the blood vessels constrict when they are cold. ...Read more

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Why are my breast tender and sore on kineret (anakinra)?

Why are my breast tender and sore on kineret (anakinra)?

Unknown: Breast tenderness is not known to be associated with the use of Kineret (anakinra) but there are many other possible causes of breast tenderness. One rarely reported side effect of prednisone is breast tenderness. Hormonal changes (different stages in the menstrual cycle or from oral birth control meds)are common causes. Be sure to talk to your doctor about it just in case it is a symptom of a different problem ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about kineret (anakinra)?

Does anyone know anything about kineret (anakinra)?

Rheumatoid arthritis: Kineret (anakinra) is manufactured by amgen as an fda approved treatment alternative fro rheumatoid arhtritis. The fda. Gov website is an excellent source of information, but definitely speak with your physician regarding your particular situation. ...Read more

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I have still's d. I've been on kineret (anakinra) for 5days, but pain n swelling is not going away, am I causing damage to my joints by walking w.Swollen knees?

I have still's d. I've been on kineret (anakinra) for 5days, but pain n swelling is not going away, am I causing damage to my joints by walking w.Swollen knees?

Limit weight bearing: You didn't indicate your age or how long you have had this problem. In early childhood it is important to rest the affected joints as well as splinting with intermittent range of motion to prevent contractions (stiffness) and preserve motion.
Sequelae in the adult years are treated with anti-inflammatory medications. An adult needs to limit weight bearing until the joint swelling improves. ...Read more

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Why is foot numb on 20 prednisone 100 kineret (anakinra) with stills disease?

Why is foot numb on 20 prednisone 100 kineret (anakinra) with stills disease?

Neuropathy: This is a neuropathy but haven't you addressed this issue with your own rheumatologist? ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

Antihistamine: Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are approved for age 6m and older. But speak with your doctor before giving this medication to your child. ...Read more

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Where can I find a statistic for the number of children who died from allergies causing anaphylaxis in the u.S.?

Where can I find a statistic for the number of children who died from allergies causing anaphylaxis in the u.S.?

Only overall numbers: The incidence of anaphylaxis in children is unknown. Estimates of anaphylactic deaths (from drugs, foods, insect stings, and latex) in the us are 0.002 percent annually (2 per 100, 000): 500 fatalities from penicillin anaphylaxis; 40 fatalities from bee stings; 125-150 from food anaphylaxis. ...Read more

Anakinra Allergy (Definition)

Anakinra is an immunosuppressive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Anakinra (Definition)

Anakinra is an arthritis therapy which is a ...Read more