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Rheumatology Guidance - Indications for 3rd Dose (Booster) COVID-19 Vaccines | 8.19.21
Am I eligible for a booster shot? You are eligible for a booster if:
  1) You are taking a chronic medication, which may suppress your immune response to vaccines
  2) You received 2 shots of either Pfizer or Moderna (mRNA) vaccines
  3) Most recent Pfizer/Moderna vaccine dose was more than 28 days ago
Medications that Qualifty:
 • Oral Medications (Pills): Azathioprine (Imuran), Apremilast (Otezla), Baricitinib (Olumiant), Cyclosporine (Sandimmune or Neoral), Cyclophosphamide, Dapsone (Aczone), Leflunomide (Arava), Methotrexate (Rheumatrex or Trexall), Mycophenolate (CellCept or Myfortic), Peficitinib (Smyraf), Prednisone or other steroid, Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine), Tacrolimus (Prograf), Tofacitinib (Xeljanz), Upadacitinib (Rinvoq), Voclosporin (Lupkynis)
 • Injections/lnfusions: Abatacept (Orencia), Adalimumab (Humira), Anakinra (Kineret), Belimumab (Benlysta), Canakinumab (llaris), Certolizumab (Cimzia),Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan), Etanercept (Enbrel), Golimumab (Simponi), Infliximab (Inflectra, Remicade), IVIg (Gamunex or Gammagard), Ixekizumab (Taltz), Methotrexate (Rasuvo or Otrexup), Rituximab (Rituxan), Sarilumab (Kevzara), Secukinumab (Cosentyx), Tocilizumab (Actemra), Ustekinumab (Stelara)

Mithu Maheswaranathan, MD @MithuRheum @RheumOnePagers

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Mithu Maheswaranathan, MD
@MithuRheum
Rheumatologist at Duke University
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