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What is the most effective drug for rhumtaord arthrisits

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Dr. Joseph Gregorace
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
NSAID: Not all anti inflammatory medicines are the same. Celebrex (celecoxib) (a cox-2 nsaid) has less GI side effects than Motrin and other nsaids. Naprelan... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Stay in shape lose : Weight, eat healthy and take medication as the doctor tell you and keep that way.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 36 years experience
Effective: Cannabinoids do relieve pain. However, I am unaware of any direct effect on inflammation. However, other drugs can relieve pain without exposing a p... Read More
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
THC and pain: Cannabinoids do have an effect on pain but no effect on inflammation. They work on the the cb 1 receptor for its effect. Unfortunately the cb 1 recept... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
KERATOSIS PILARIS!: My current research (rheumatology 1: 2012), shows that virtually all patients with this extensor surface rash, usually of the upper arms, have sinusit... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Arthitis medicine: The definition of arthritis is deceptively simple: an inflammation that involves one or more joints. More than 100 diseases fit this description, from... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Let food b ur medici: Start w/ an anti-inflammatory diet (find online). This takes time but will serve you well in the long run. Add antiinflammatory herbs like turmeric, g... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: Inflammatory arthritis may be effectively managed with meds, commonly referred to as dmards. Osteoarthritis tends to progress, and most treatments are... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Find an alterantive: We try to avoid narcotics in treatment of arthritis. It is better to have your physician evaluate you and have you see a rheumatologist and find th... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: This is a biologic drug that works by inhibiting interleukin-6 which is an important component of the inflammatory reaction in RA. It is usually very ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Arthritis Drugs: Drugs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis include Leflunomide (arava) and the "biologic" medications Etanercept (enbrel), Infliximab (remicade),... Read More
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