Cyclosporine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Cyclosporine for rheumatoid arthritis.
Sulfasalazine for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Synovectomy surgery is done to remove inflamed joint tissue (synovium) that is causing unacceptable pain or is limiting your ability to function or your range of motion.
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview
These criteria were developed by the American College of Rheumatology in 1988 and are still used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis. Of these seven criteria,four are needed for a diagnosis. Criteria 1 through 4 must have been present for at least 6 weeks. 1 Morning stiffness lasting at least 1 hour before major improvement Arthritis in three or more of the following joint areas on either side ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Stretching and Strengthening Exercises - Topic Overview
Children who have juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are first treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ) that often provide relief and reduce inflammation. NSAIDs are considered the first-line treatment for JIA. Second-line drug therapy-known interchangeably as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and as slow-acting antirheumatic drugs (SAARDs)-for JIA may be ...
Rheumatoid Arthritis - What Increases Your Risk
No clear risk factors for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) are known at this time.
Antimalarials for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Antimalarial medications for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Methotrexate for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis.
Antimalarials for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Antimalarial drugs for rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Surgery
Surgical treatment may be used in a very small number of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) who have severe joint deformity, loss of movement, or pain.