Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Arcalyst

Descriptions


Rilonacept injection is used to treat cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS), including familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS) and Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS). Rilonacept can help lessen the signs and symptoms of CAPS, including rash, joint pain, fever, and tiredness. It is also used to treat recurrent pericarditis (RP) and reduce the risk of recurrence.

Rilonacept injection is also used to maintain control of symptoms of 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:

  • Powder for Solution