Drug Interactions With Abatacept
"Live vaccinations," anakinra, and TNF inhibitors may cause abatacept drug interactions. These interactions can increase your risk of developing infections or other side effects. It is generally recommended that you not take these medicines with abatacept, but your healthcare provider is the best person to advise you in this situation.
Abatacept (Orencia®) can potentially interact with a few other medications, particularly other mediations that affect the immune system. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with abatacept include:
- TNF inhibitors (also known as TNF antagonists), such as:
More Information on Interactions With Abatacept
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when abatacept is combined with any of the drugs listed above.