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September 16, 2005

Orencia for Rheumatoid Arthritis

People with rheumatoid arthritis that doesn't respond to any of the currently available treatments may soon have a new therapeutic option. A new medication called abatacept (brand name, Orencia), more than doubled the odds that someone with difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis had at least a 20 percent improvement in symptoms, according to a new study. (

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