actemra

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What is actemra?

Drug Name: TOCILIZUMAB - INJECTION
Other Brand Names: Actemra
Uses: This medication is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to reduce pain and swelling due to rheumatoid arthritis. Tocilizumab belongs to a class of drugs known as Interleukin-6 (IL-6) blockers. It works by blocking IL-6, a substance made by the body that causes swelling (inflammation).
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