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Rheumatology: immunosuppressive medications

 

You may have an increased risk of developing the coronavirus if you take any of these immunosuppressive medications, either alone or in combination. Please check if your medication is on the list.

  • prednisolone – more than 5mg per day for more than four consecutive weeks.

And/or:

  • abatacept
  • adalimumab
  • anakinra
  • azathioprine
  • baracitinib
  • belimumab
  • canakinumab
  • certolizumab
  • ciclosporin
  • cyclophosphamide
  • etanercept
  • golimumab
  • infliximab
  • ixekizumab
  • leflunomide
  • methotrexate
  • mycophenolate (mycophenolate mofetil or mycophenolic acid)
  • rituximab, within last 12 months
  • seukinumab
  • sarilumumab
  • sirolimus
  • tacrolimus
  • tociluzimab
  • tofacitinib
  • ustekinumab

The list of immunosuppressive medication does not include hydroxychloroquine or sulphasalazine.