Psoriatic Arthritis

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for psoriatic arthritis Patients who experience progressive joint destruction in spite of NSAIDs a...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

REFERENCES: Bossini-Castillo, L., et al. “A genome-wide association study of rheumatoid arthritis without antibodies against citrullinated ...

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diflunisal (Dolobid)

What is diflunisal? What is diflunisal used for? Diflunisal is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is effective in treating fever,...

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adalimumab (Humira)

What is adalimumab, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Rheumatoid arthritis Humira is indicated for reducing signs and symptoms, inducin...

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propoxyphene (Darvon, Dolene)

What is the dosage for propoxyphene? The recommended adult dose is 1 capsule (65 mg) or 1 tablet (100 mg) every 4 hours as needed for relief of p...

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Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE)

What is the treatment for lupus? Is there a cure for lupus? There is no permanent cure for SLE. The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms and ...

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Antinuclear Antibody Test

What are antinuclear antibodies? Diagram shows what pathologists see under the microscope in an ANA test We normally have antibodies in our blood...

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)

Source: MedicineNet What are the sacroiliac (SI) joints? The sacroiliac (SI) joints are formed by the connection of the sacrum and the right and ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): 17 Warning Signs of Serious Complications

Call a doctor immediately if you have rheumatoid arthritis and experience these symptoms Doctors themselves, or with “call partners,”...

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Evenity Approved for Osteoporotic Women

TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Evenity (romosozumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to tre...

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