The drug itself , not the disorder . Is there a cancer treatment in actemra? One of my previous infusions had chemo in it and caused hair loss .
Actemar (Tocilizumab) is a biologic drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults. It works by blocking a pathway to stop inflammation from harming the joints.
Biologic drugs are genetically engineered medicines that are used to suppress the immune system in autoimmune disease.
Hair loss is not a reported side effect of Actemra.
- Actemra Information for Consumers
- Actemra Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Actemra (detailed)
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