Sulfasalazine for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Treatment Overview
Learn about treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Adult Treatments That May Be Used in Children - Topic Overview
Children who have severe and persistent juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA),during or even after treatment,may be considered for therapies that have been proved to be safe and effective for adult rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune disease but have yet to be fully studied for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Examples of such therapies include: Cyclosporine A. This is a cytotoxic medicine,...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Home Treatment
Living with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), a childhood disease that causes inflamed, swollen joints, often means making lifestyle changes and adjustments. This can be frustrating and demanding for you, your child, and your family. However, most chil
Gold Salts for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Gold salts for rheumatoid arthritis.
Biologics for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Etanercept for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: School Partners - Topic Overview
Your child's teachers,school nurse,cafeteria staff,and physical education teachers can become helpful partners as your child copes with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)) at school. If you can,meet with your child's teachers and help them learn about JIA. Work with them to develop creative ways of dealing with your child's limitations and making the best of his or her abilities. If your ...
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Neck Symptoms - Topic Overview
When rheumatoid arthritis affects the neck joints,particularly those located at the top of the spine,spinal cord complications can occur. Bones and joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis may dislocate and press on the spinal cord. Pressure can cause numbness,pain,tingling,weakness,loss of bowel or bladder control,and unusual head and neck sensations. Pressure may also obstruct blood ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Medications
Learn about medications to treat children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).
Corticosteroids for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Corticosteroids for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.