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Is there any treatment available for rheumtoid arthritis?

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geekygranny 17 Mar 2012

There is a lot of ways to slow down its progress. I am currently on Humira, methotrexate, and sulfasalazine.

Some people start on prednisone. If you have been diagnosed by your doctor, make sure you see a rheumatologist. They specialize in helping people with RA.

mahammed 18 Mar 2012

they are meany drugs that use in manegmeant of rheumtoid arthritis,thus the manegmeant depaind on the severity stage of disease.
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is indicated for pain and stiffness resulting from inflammatory rheumatic disease. Drugs are also used to influence the disease process itself .For rheumatoid arthritis these disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) include penicillamine, gold salts, antimalarials (chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine), drugs that affect the immune response, and sulfasalazine; corticosteroids may also be of value Drugs which may affect the disease process in psoriatic arthritis include sulfasalazine, gold salts, azathioprine, methotrexate and etanercept. For long-term control of gout uricosuric drugs and allopurinol can be used. for more ditails you return to BNF.

Inactive 19 Mar 2012

Go to Arthritis They also have a wonderful magazine that all subscriptions go to arthritis & fibromyalgia research. It is chock full of any & everything you want or need to know about RA. I wish you the best... Mary free discount card

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