Orencia (abatacept) [Bristol Myers Squibb]
- Rheumatoid Arthritis & Psoriatic Arthritis
- <60kg: 500mg, 60-100kg: 750mg, >100kg: 1000mg IV at Week 0, 2, 4 then q4w; or
- 125mg SC qw, with or without IV loading dose
- May be used with or without methotrexate
- Need patient weight, PPD or QuantiFERON
- Please open authorization forms at left. Fill out the forms on your computer, save and print.
- Open Physician Orders for the office of your choice (at left). Save to your computer, print and fill out.
- The following tests should be performed and test results faxed to Pacific Infusion before the patient’s first visit:
Abatacept – CXR, PPD
- Fax the following to Pacific Infusion Center (310) 297-9222:
- Completed and signed forms/order
- Copy of the patient’s insurance card(s)
- OV notes
- Tried and failed medications
- Drug Enrollment Forms
- After the patient’s infusion appointment, one of our nurses will fax a copy of the infusion notes to your office.