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What drugs are used in combination with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors?

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Your doctor may have you use a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor in combination with other drugs, such as methotrexate, prednisone, hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), leflunomide (Arava), or sulfasalazine (Azulfidine).

From: What Is a TNF Inhibitor? WebMD Medical Reference

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American College of Rheumatology: "Anti-TNF Drugs."

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "Biologic Therapies."

FDA. "FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment."

Ma, X and Xu, S. . Published online, November 2012. Biomedical Reports

MedlinePlus: "Etanercept Injection."

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society: "Anti-TNFa Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Tanaka, Y. , 2013.                Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 14, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Anti-TNF Drugs."

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "Biologic Therapies."

FDA. "FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment."

Ma, X and Xu, S. . Published online, November 2012. Biomedical Reports

MedlinePlus: "Etanercept Injection."

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society: "Anti-TNFa Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Tanaka, Y. , 2013.                Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 14, 2018

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