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Medications for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other names: JRA; Juvenile Chronic Polyarthritis

About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

A chronic, inflammatory disease that may cause joint or connective tissue damage. The onset occurs before age 16.

Drugs used to treat Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
meloxicam 2.8 4 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: meloxicam systemic

Brand name:  Mobic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Enbrel 8.2 11 reviews
Rx B N

Generic name: etanercept systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

naproxen 3.0 4 reviews
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Brand names:  Naprosyn, Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Aflaxen, All Day Relief, Anaprox-DS, All Day Pain Relief, EC-Naprosyn, Flanax Pain Reliever, Midol Extended Relief …show all

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

prednisone Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Celebrex 8.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: celecoxib systemic

Drug class: cox-2 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

etanercept 8.1 12 reviews
Rx B N

Generic name: etanercept systemic

Brand name:  Enbrel

Drug class: antirheumatics, TNF alfa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Mobic Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: meloxicam systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

sulfasalazine 6.0 2 reviews
Rx B N

Generic name: sulfasalazine systemic

Brand names:  Azulfidine, Azulfidine EN-tabs

Drug class: antirheumatics, 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

celecoxib 8.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: celecoxib systemic

Brand name:  Celebrex

Drug class: cox-2 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

etodolac 10 1 review
Rx C N X

Generic name: etodolac systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Naprosyn Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aleve 3.7 3 reviews
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ibuprofen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Brand names:  Advil, A-G Profen, Actiprofen, Addaprin, Advil Children's, Advil Infant's Concentrated Drops, Advil Liqui-Gels, Advil Migraine, Caldolor, Children's Motrin, Genpril, IBU-200, Midol IB, Motrin, Motrin Childrens, Motrin IB, Motrin Junior Strength, NeoProfen, Nuprin, Proprinal …show all

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

aspirin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Brand names:  Arthritis Pain, Bayer Aspirin, Easprin, Ecotrin, Aspergum, Aspiritab, Aspirtab, Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Plus, Bufferin, Ecpirin, Entercote, Genacote, Halfprin, Norwich Aspirin …show all

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

dexamethasone Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Dexamethasone Intensol, De-Sone LA, Dxevo, Zcort …show all

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Arthritis Pain Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Bayer Aspirin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

oxaprozin Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: oxaprozin systemic

Brand names:  Daypro, Daypro Alta

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Azulfidine 5.0 1 review
Rx B N

Generic name: sulfasalazine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Easprin Rate Add review
Rx N N X

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Ecotrin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

sulindac 9.0 1 review
Rx C N X

Generic name: sulindac systemic

Brand name:  Clinoril

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Advil Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Anaprox Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Acthar 0.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: corticotropin systemic

Drug class: corticotropin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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