Orencia (abatacept) is a synthetic (man-made) protein produced by recombinant DNA technology that is used for treating rheumatoid arthritis. It is an immunesuppressant that works by blocking the activity of T-cells, a type of immune cell in the body that causes swelling and joint damage in people who have arthritis.
For more information, visit the patient website for this drug. Speak with your healthcare provider to learn if this drug is right for you.
Bristol Myers Squibb
WHAT IT TREATS:
Three times in the first month, then every 4 weeks
Length of infusion:
About 30 minutes
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