Prescribing information


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FMF: Optimising Patient Care


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Speakers: Prof. Dr. Jasmin Kümmerle-Deschner, Division of Paediatric Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics and Autoinflammation Reference Centre, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany.
Prof. Dr. Maria Cristina Maggio, Dipartimento PROMISE G. D’Alessandro Università degli Studi di Palermo, Ospedale dei Bambini, ARNAS, Palemo. 

The Paediatric Rheumatology Congress (PReS) webinar is in two parts. Firstly, paediatric rheumatologist Prof. Dr. Jasmin Kümmerle-Deschner discusses a case study of a young patient with FMF, his treatment goals and targeting disease control through IL-1 inhibition. Secondly, paediatric rheumatologist Prof. Dr. Maria Cristina Maggio explores the key principles in the management of patients with FMF, with a specific focus on improving QoL and patient engagement.

ILARIS is indicated for the treatment of the following autoinflammatory periodic fever syndromes in adults, adolescents and children aged 2 years and older:1

  • Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS), including: 
    • Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS)
    • Neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID)/chronic infantile neurological, cutaneous, articular syndrome (CINCA)
    • Severe forms of familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS)/familial cold urticaria (FCU) presenting with signs and symptoms beyond cold-induced urticarial skin rash.
  • Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS).
  • Hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome (HIDS)/mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD).
  • Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). ILARIS should be given in combination with colchicine, if appropriate.


FMF, familial Mediterranean fever;  IL, interleukin; QoL, quality of life.


  1. ILARIS® (canakinumab) Summary of Product Characteristics.
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