Leflunomide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Leflunomide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Medical History and Physical Exam for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
The most important steps in diagnosing juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) are the medical history and physical examination. Your child's health professional may ask some of the following questions:How long do symptoms last, both during a single day and over time? At what age did symptoms first begin?Which joints are affected? How many joints are affected?Are the same joints always affected or do
Physical Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview
The purpose of physical therapy is to decrease pain and allow you to continue daily activities. Physical therapy can reduce pain in the soft tissues (such as the muscles,ligaments,and tendons),improve function,and build muscle strength. A physical therapist provides these treatments and will also provide education,instruction,and support for recovery. Physical therapy techniques for ...
Sulfasalazine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for rheumatoid arthritis.
Cyclosporine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Cyclosporine for rheumatoid arthritis.
Corticosteroids for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Corticosteroids for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Features of DMARD and SSARD Drugs - 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: Systemic Symptoms - Topic Overview
Rheumatoid arthritis primarily affects the joints but can also affect the whole body,causing what are called systemic symptoms. These systemic symptoms occur especially in people who have severe disease. Problems associated with rheumatoid arthritis can develop in the: Eyes. Inflammation of the surface of the eye (scleritis) may result in dry,gritty-feeling eyes or pain in the eyes. Lungs. ...
Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Azathioprine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Azathioprine for rheumatoid arthritis.