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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

Anakinra (Definition)

Anakinra is an arthritis therapy which is a ...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 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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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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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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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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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more

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Kineret (Definition)

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