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Abatacept is used to treat symptoms of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis, such as joint pain, swelling, and stiffness, in adult patients who have not been helped by other medicines. Abatacept helps improve the physical functioning of the patient and slow the progression of damage to the body from rheumatoid ar... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Rheumatoid Arthritis
145
70%
Lupus
5
80%
Arthritis
4
75%
Ankylosing Spondylitis
1
0%
Overall, 70% (157 Members) find Orencia helpful
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Orencia Reviews

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Working / Worked
Monthly infusions (nurse comes to my home). Seems to be working well in combination with Methotrexate.
Working / Worked
One year down. Has helped alot, epecially with the fatigue factor. Also, hands much better and inflammation is down. Doesn't seem to reach my feet though, doc wasts to switch the rituxan, we will see.
Will be starting this monthly infusion hopefully when it is determined whether I have Myasthenia Gravis or not.
Working / Worked
This is working, I have had allergic reaction twice from it. Hives, but got them under control.
Working / Worked
awsome infussion drug. took away most of the fatigue.
Somewhat Helpful
Working Amazing for 2 out of 4 weeks Hoping with all my heart at 6mo, I'll be my best ever!!!
Somewhat Helpful
Worked for awhile then fizzled
Somewhat Helpful
on it now, 04/21/2014, along with the pain meds I am coping much better.
Somewhat Helpful
seems okay
Somewhat Helpful
on it now - waiting for it to work.
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: orencia
    Thank you everyone. I haven't seen much difference yet after one IV infusion of orencia and 8 weekly injections. But, fortunately, no major side eff... [More]
  2. Discussion: orencia
    I've done OK with Orencia. Had unacceptable side effects with both Humira and Enbrel, but no problems with Orencia. It does require patience. Both ... [More]
  3. Discussion: orencia
    has anyone tried orencia? My Doctor wants me to go on it. I have not been on any bios and don't see much for orencia. [More]
  4. Discussion: orencia
    been on orencia for 6 weeks now. previously on xeljanz. since switching to orencia i have been in extreme pain. it's like i'm not taking any medicatio... [More]
  5. Discussion: Orencia
    3 years on Orencia in medically indiced remission and no headaches. . I would recommend trying again after sinus infection is gone. The headache is li... [More]