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KINERET Support Program

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Financial Assistance and Reimbursement

Kineret ON TRACK™ can provide information about potential programs and patient assistance options that may be available to you. These offerings include:

KINERET Copay Assistance Program

KINERET Copay Assistance Program* is for eligible patients who have commercial prescription insurance. Patients may pay as little as $0 per prescription and receive up to a maximum of $13,000 per calendar year.

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KINERET Patient Assistance Program

KINERET Patient Assistance Program (PAP) provides KINERET at no cost to patients that meet eligibility requirements.

Complete the PAP application

*In order to participate in the KINERET Copay Assistance Program (Program), a patient must have commercial prescription insurance for KINERET. The Program is not valid for patients whose prescriptions claims are reimbursed, in whole or in part, by any state or federal government program, including, but not limited to Medicaid, Medicare, Medigap, Department of Defense (DOD), Veterans Affairs (VA), TRICARE, Puerto Rico Government Insurance, or any state patient or pharmaceutical assistance program. This offer is not valid for cash paying patients. The Program is void where prohibited by law. Certain rules and restrictions apply. Sobi reserves the right to revoke, rescind, or amend this offer without notice. This Program is not insurance.
Program subject to eligibility requirement and program terms and conditions.

FAQs about KINERET financial assistance

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Kineret ON TRACK™ Guidance

You can sign up for Kineret ON TRACK™ Guidance to receive extra support and receive a complimentary travel bag.

  • Educational materials that help you know what to expect
  • Online resources packed with useful information to help you stay committed to treatment over time
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FAQs about Kineret ON TRACK™ Guidance

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Injection Training and Support

Our KINERET Trained Nurses are available, as needed, to help you with injection training.

  • One-on-one virtual injection training
  • Tips and advice to help address common injection site reactions
  • Guidance on injection site rotation and injection tracking
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Getting KINERET Delivered

Pharmacy Specialists ensure you have access to a continuous supply of KINERET.

  • Prescription delivery directly to your home
  • Additional supplies needed for injection
  • Refill reminders, emergency shipments, and more

Biologics is a pharmacy that fills and ships your KINERET prescription.

FAQs about your KINERET supply


KINERET® (anakinra) is a prescription medicine called an interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra) used to:

RA: Reduce the signs and symptoms and slow the damage of moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in people aged 18 years and older when 1 or more other drugs for RA have not worked

NOMID: Treat people with a form of Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS) called Neonatal-Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease (NOMID)

DIRA: Treat people with Deficiency of Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist (DIRA)

KINERET is not for children with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.


Do not take KINERET if you are allergic to:

  • Proteins made from bacteria called E. coli. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure
  • Anakinra or any of the ingredients in KINERET. See the end of the patient leaflet for a complete list of ingredients in KINERET

Before starting KINERET, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • Have an infection, a history of infections that keep coming back, or other problems that can increase your risk of infections
  • Are scheduled to receive any vaccines. People using KINERET should not receive live vaccines
  • Have kidney problems
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if KINERET will harm your unborn baby
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if KINERET passes into your breast milk. You and your healthcare provider should decide if you will use KINERET or breastfeed

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

KINERET and other medicines may affect each other and cause serious side effects. Especially, tell your healthcare provider if you take certain other medicines that affect your immune system called Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) blockers. Ask your healthcare provider for a list of these medicines if you are not sure. Know the medications you take. Keep a list of your medicines and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new prescription.

KINERET may cause serious side effects, including:

Serious infections. KINERET may lower your ability to fight infections. During treatment with KINERET, call your healthcare provider right away if you get an infection, have any sign of an infection including a fever or chills, or have any open sores on your body. You may get an infection if you receive live vaccines while you use KINERET. You should not receive live vaccines while you use KINERET

Allergic reactions. Stop using KINERET and call your healthcare provider or get emergency help right away if you have any of these symptoms of an allergic reaction: swelling of your face, lips, mouth, or tongue; trouble breathing; wheezing; severe itching; skin rash, redness, or swelling outside of the injection site area; dizziness or fainting; fast heartbeat or pounding in your chest (tachycardia); or sweating. People with DIRA may have an increased risk of allergic reactions, especially in the first several weeks

Decreased ability of your body to fight infections (immunosuppression). It is not known if treatment with medicines that cause immunosuppression, like KINERET, affect your risk of getting cancer

Low white blood cell count (neutropenia). KINERET may cause you to have a lower number of certain white cells (neutrophils). Neutrophils are important in fighting infections. You should have blood tests before starting treatment with KINERET, then monthly for 3 months. After the first 3 months you should have your blood tested every 3 months for up to 1 year

The most common side effects of KINERET include:

  • Injection site skin reactions. The symptoms of injection site skin reactions may include: redness, swelling, bruising, itching, and stinging. Most injection site reactions are mild, happen early during treatment, and last about 14 to 28 days. Injection site reactions have been observed less frequently in people with NOMID
  • RA gets worse with treatment, if you already have RA
  • Headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Joint pain
  • Fever
  • Feeling like you have the flu
  • Sore throat or runny nose
  • Sinus infection
  • Pain in your stomach area

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.

These are not all of the possible side effects of KINERET. For more information ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. You can also see the Full Prescribing Information for KINERET including Patient Information and Instructions for Use at

To report suspected side effects, contact Sobi North America at 1-866-773-5274 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Click here for full Prescribing Information for KINERET, including Patient Information.