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Are specific types of drugs used to treat juvenile arthritis?

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The following types of drugs may be used to treat juvenile arthritis:

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Slow-acting anti-rheumatic drugs
  • Corticosteroids
  • Antimetabolites

From: Diagnosing Juvenile Arthritis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

JAMA: "Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis."

American College of Rheumatology: "Arthritis in Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 19, 2019

SOURCES:

JAMA: "Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis."

American College of Rheumatology: "Arthritis in Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 19, 2019

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