COVID-19 Vaccine Response Can Be Affected by Certain Medications

COVID-19 Vaccine Response Can Be Affected by Certain Medications

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COVID-19 Vaccine Response Can Be Affected by Certain Medications

Most patients with Sjögren’s syndrome and other rheumatic diseases develop anti-viral antibodies after their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, but their treatment affects the chances of them developing antibodies, a recent study has found. In particular, an antibody response was significantly less likely in patients receiving mycophenolate or rituximab, and appears to be higher among those receiving anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors. The analysis was conducted in patients who received the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, the…

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