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- What is anakinra?
- Is anakinra available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for anakinra?
- Why is anakinra prescribed to patients?
- What are the side effects of anakinra?
- What is the dosage for anakinra?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with anakinra?
- Is anakinra safe to use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about anakinra?
What is anakinra?
Anakinra (Kineret) is a synthetic (man-made), injectable, interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor antagonist that blocks the effects of human interleukin-1. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Is anakinra available as a generic drug?
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