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Orencia Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is abatacept (Orencia)?
- What are the possible side effects of abatacept (Orencia)?
- What is the most important information I should know about abatacept (Orencia)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using abatacept (Orencia)?
- How should I use abatacept (Orencia)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Orencia)?
- What happens if I overdose (Orencia)?
- What should I avoid while using abatacept (Orencia)?
- What other drugs will affect abatacept (Orencia)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Orencia)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss your abatacept dose.
What happens if I overdose (Orencia)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using abatacept (Orencia)?
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using abatacept, and for at least 3 months after your treatment ends. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), oral polio, rotavirus, smallpox, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), H1N1 influenza, and nasal flu vaccine.
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
What other drugs will affect abatacept (Orencia)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with abatacept. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about abatacept.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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