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What are some biologics that treat rheumatoid arthritis?

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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may also be used to treat hip rheumatoid arthritis. NSAIDs may be over-the-counter or prescription strength.

  • Abatacept (Orencia)
  • Adalimumab (Humira)
  • Adalimumab-atto (Amjevita), a biosimilar to Humira
  • Anakinra (Kineret)
  • Certolizumab (Cimzia)
  • Etanercept (Enbrel)
  • Etanercept-szzs (Erelzi), a biosimilar to Enbrel
  • Golimumab (Simponi, Simponi Aria)
  • Infliximab (Remicade)
  • Infliximab-dyyb (Inflectra), a biosimilar to Remicade
  • Rituximab (Rituxan)
  • Sarilumab (Kevzara)
  • Tocilizumab (Actemra)

From: Hip Rheumatoid Arthritis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Living with Arthritis," "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

National Institutes of Health: "X-Plain Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Rheumatoid Arthritis Resources."

Arthritis Today: "How Rheumatoid Arthritis is Diagnosed."

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis," "Joint Surgery."

The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Rheumatoid Arthritis - Clinical Presentation."

University of Washington: "Hip Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Rothschild, B.M, 1988; vol 241: p 1498. Science

Nell, V.P. , 2004; vol 43: p 906. Rheumatology

FDA. News release. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.” “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 17, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Living with Arthritis," "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

National Institutes of Health: "X-Plain Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Rheumatoid Arthritis Resources."

Arthritis Today: "How Rheumatoid Arthritis is Diagnosed."

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis," "Joint Surgery."

The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Rheumatoid Arthritis - Clinical Presentation."

University of Washington: "Hip Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Rothschild, B.M, 1988; vol 241: p 1498. Science

Nell, V.P. , 2004; vol 43: p 906. Rheumatology

FDA. News release. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.” “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 17, 2019

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