Do you have to take methotrexate with Orencia?Do you have to take methotrexate with Orencia?

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RheumMD Admin says:

On the website for Orencia, www.orencia.com, it is noted that "ORENCIA may be used alone or in combination with methotrexate.", but you should discuss this with your doctor to figure out what is best for you.

Answered on: Friday, April 8, 2011 - 12:11

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Commenting: Guest
04/29/2014 - 04:02

Abatacept is currently approved for use in people with rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response to one or more DMARDs. It is useful in delaying the progression of structural damage and reducing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

Commenting: Guest
06/16/2014 - 04:02

I've been on the 2nd highest dose for 10 yrs.

Commenting: Guest
07/29/2014 - 13:54

I think I may need to use some, not for me, but for a family member who's been suffering with pains due to working too hard, I think for a considerable length of time.

Commenting: Guest
11/23/2014 - 01:17

I will ask it to my doctor as you described in post . Hope he will give me right advice .

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