Abatacept

Category: Arthritis



Abatacept Overview

Abatacept (marketed as Orencia) is a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, by interfering with the immune activity of T cells. It is a modified antibody. Abatacept is a fusion protein composed of the Fc region of the immunoglobulin IgG1 fused to the extracellular domain of CTLA-4. In order for a T cell to be activated and produce an immune response, an antigen presenting cell must present two signals to the T cell. One of those signals is the major histocompatibili...

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Giant Cell Arteritis/Abatacept Study

We are interested in finding out whether abatacept has been successful in treating Giant Cell Arteritis, before joining the study group. My mother has recently lost 95% of her vision to this disease and is afraid to risk the remainder, but is resistant to the common treatment methods. All input is appreciated.

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abatacept

For the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Very recently developed ## Thank you for submitting this. While we work on updating this drug profile in our index you can go to www.orencia.com to read more information about this medicine. Thank You!

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Abatacept
  • Injection: 250mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Abatacept for arthritis
For the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Very recently developed ## Thank you for submitting this. While we work on up... 1 reply
Giant Cell Arteritis/Abatacept Study
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