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National Eye Institute Information
2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, MD 20892-3655
National Heart, Lung, and Blood
31 Center Drive, MSC 2480
Bethesda, MD 20892-2480
American College of Rheumatology
1800 Century Place, Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30345
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association,
22100 Gratiot Ave.
E. Detroit, MI 48021
P.O. Box 7669
Atlanta, GA 30357-0669
Phone: 404-872-7100 or 800-568-4045 (free of charge)
or call your local chapter (listed in the telephone directory)
National Organization for Rare Disorders
55 Kenosia Ave.
P.O. Box 1968
Danbury, CT 06813-1968
Phone: 203-744-0100 or 800-999-6673 (voice mail only)
The NIAMS gratefully acknowledges the assistance of
the following individuals for reviewing this booklet: Susana Serrate-Sztein,
M.D., and Libby Gretz, Ph.D., of NIAMS; Gene G. Hunder, M.D., and Cornelia M.
Weyland, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic; and Louis A. Healey, M.D.
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For Your Information
This publication contains information about medications used to
treat the health condition discussed here. When this booklet was printed, we
included the most up-to-date (accurate) information available. Occasionally,
new information on medication is released.
For updates and for any questions about any medications you are
taking, please contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-INFO-FDA
(1-888-463-6332, a toll-free call) or visit their Web site at www.fda.gov.
NIH Publication No. 07-4908