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Anakinra injection is used alone or together with other medicines to treat signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis in patients who have previously received other medicines (eg, DMARDs) that did not worked well.
Anakinra injection is also used to treat a rare genetic disorder called neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID). NOMID is the most severe form of a condition called cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS).
Anankira injection is also used to treat deficiency of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (DIRA).
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
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