Drug Interactions With Anakinra
Certain medications may cause potentially serious drug interactions with anakinra. When "live" vaccinations or TNF inhibitors are used during treatment with this drug, your risk of developing infections is increased. Anakinra can also make live vaccines less effective. To reduce your chances of interactions, make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking.
Anakinra (Kineret®) can potentially interact with a few other medications, especially those that affect the immune system. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with anakinra include:
- "Live" vaccinations, including:
- TNF inhibitors (also known as TNF antagonists), such as:
Interactions With Anakinra Explained
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when anakinra is combined with any of the drugs listed above.