KEVZARA® (sarilumab) is an injectable prescription medicine called an interleukin-6 (IL-6) receptor blocker. KEVZARA is used to treat adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after at least one other medicine called a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) has been used and did not work well or could not be tolerated.
For adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Who have not been helped enough by other RA medicines
Chances are you’re already working with a doctor who specializes in rheumatology. He or she will closely monitor your progress, and adjust your treatment from time to time to make sure you’re getting the best care possible.
You will find physician assistants working in many areas of the doctor’s office. In training and in practice, their responsibilities lie between the nurse and doctor, performing the functions of both to some degree.
Pharmacists prepare prescription medications and offer expertise in the safe use of those prescriptions. They also may conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, oversee the medications given to patients, and provide advice on healthy lifestyles.
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Download this list to keep with you. It’ll help remind you who to ask—and who to lean on—when
you need a little help.
There are also a number of local support groups and online resources that can help, whether it’s people sharing their experiences, doctors offering advice, or groups that provide news and developments in the field of RA treatment.
Help Friends and
It’s not easy to help friends and
family understand what you’ve
been going through. And why
you needed a change. Here’s a
quick summary that can help.