What are the guidelines on the use of abatacept (Orencia) by pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: May 11, 2018
  • Author: Katherine K Temprano, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Both EULAR and BSR-BHPR guidelines recommend avoiding treatment with abatacept during pregnancy, due to the lack of data on fetal safety. [18, 19]


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