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Side effects of Abatacept (ORENCIA®)
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

The side effects of Abatacept or Orencia as it's known in the United States include the risk for serious infections or infections and various nuisance type side effects, which we'll talk about. We know that the biological disease modifying drug, such as Orencia, do suppress the immune system and mak...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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