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Available by prescription only, Ilaris is a medicine used to treat certain genetic autoinflammatory conditions, as well as a certain type of arthritis. It comes in the form of an injection that is given just under the skin. This medicine works by blocking the action of a certain protein that causes inflammation in the body. Side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, and headaches.
What Is Ilaris?
- Rare genetic autoinflammatory conditions known as cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS), such as:
- Familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS)
- Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS)
- Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA).