What is Kevzara used for?

This medication is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis or polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). Sarilumab belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It helps reduce pain and swelling by blocking Interleukin-6, a substance made by the body that causes swelling (inflammation).




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Kevzara Frequently Asked Questions

This medication may lower your ability to fight an infection. This may make you more likely to get a serious (rarely fatal) infection or make any infection you have worse. Your risk may be increased if you are also taking other drugs that can lower your ability to fight an infection (such as methotrexate or corticosteroids). Before using sarilumab, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of any kind of infection. During treatment, tell your doctor right away if you develop any signs of infection (such as cough, sore throat, fever, chills, pain when urinating).

Before and during treatment with this medication, your doctor will test you for tuberculosis (TB). If needed, treatment for tuberculosis or other infections should be done before receiving this medication.

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Kevzara Dosage and Form Information

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