Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs - Pros and Cons

Everyday Health—November 4, 2015

Everyday Health provides risks and benefits of medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, including NSAIDs, DMARDs, biologics, Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors and corticosteroids.

For instance, Susan M. Goodman, MD, a rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery suggests that, "The advantage of DMARDs is that they've been in use for years, so rheumatologists are very well-versed in the best ways to assess a patient’s response and benefit, and are very experienced in monitoring side effects."

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