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What is sulfasalazin?

What is sulfasalazin?

Sulfasalazine: Generic name for azulfadine, used in treating inflammatory bowel disease, such as chrons disease or ulcerative colitis. ...Read more

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Sulfasalazine (Definition)

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What is tacrolimus?

What is tacrolimus?

Tacrolimus: Tacrolimus is an agent which suppresses the immune system. It is used in pill form to help prevent organ transplant rejection. In ointment form, it is used in some forms of eczema. ...Read more

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What is crohns?

What is crohns?

Crohn's: Crohn's disease is a significant inflammatory condition which can involve portions or all of the GI tract.Frequent symptoms are abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea, bleeding.Treatment varies with the severity of the disease. ...Read more

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What is prednisone?

What is prednisone?

Medicine : Predisone is a type of steroidal medicine. ...Read more

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What is methotrexate and what is it used for?

What is methotrexate and what is it used for?

See below: It is what is known as a dmard---disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug that is used to treat autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What is ankylosing spondylitis? what is treatment?

What is ankylosing spondylitis? what is treatment?

Spinal arthritis: Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory arthritis of the spinal joints, sacroiliac joints and peripheral joints. It can lead to impaired painful motion, and even fusion of affected joints It is one of the spondyloarthritides which include varients of psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. Treatment is NSAIDS and even the biologic drugs including Enbrel (etanercept). Exercise to maintain ROM. ...Read more

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What is lupues?

What is lupues?

Lupus is a mystery: Lupus is a famous master of masquerade--it can mimic many disease states. Lupus symptoms may be present much earlier than when it can be diagnosed, thus lab measurement only provide a guide. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body somehow produces "autoantibodies" which attack its own tissues--virtually all organs/tissues can be involved . Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is allopurinol?

What is allopurinol?

Uric acid lowering: Allopurinal is a drug used to treat and prevent gout attacks by lowering the blood uric acid. It is not used for acute episodes but used for long term prevention of attacks of gout. ...Read more

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What is allopurinol?

Allopurinol: Allopurinol is a medicine which is used to lower uric acid in body. High uric acid causes gout attacks . ...Read more

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What is rovamycin?

What is rovamycin?

Spiramycin=rovamycin: This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for different types of infection. Always make sure you know the name and spelling of the drug and understand why your doctor wants you to take it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

What is lupus?

Auto-immune disease: Systemic lupus erythematosis: a complex disease. It is an "auto-immune" disease (production of antibodies attacking the sufferer's own body). Symptoms can include fevers, aches/pains, fatigue, weight loss, kidney disease, rash, easy clotting, many others. Treatment includes suppressing the immune system to reduce the antibodies. Discoid lupus has a rash, not necessarily other symptoms. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

What is lupus?

Autoimmune disease: Lupus (or sle or systemic lupus erythematosus) is an autoimmune disease that can cause many symptoms including joint pains, kidney disease, rashes, blood count disturbances and more. Your doctor can evaluate if you need to be tested. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

What is lupus?

Autoimmunity: Lupus erythematosus is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown cause. The immune system attacks the patient's own body (autoimmunity) and can inflame the skin, joints, kidneys, nervous system, lungs, mucous membranes, and other internal organs. A red rash is often but not always present hence the term lupus erythematosus meaning "red wolf.". ...Read more

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What is lupus?

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Inflammatory disease: Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease [instead of your body fighting germs or bacteria, it starts to attack healthy cells] with unknown cause. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

Autoimmune disease: The immune system causes inflammation in skin (often red cheeks after sun exposure), and/or joints, and sometimes organs like kidney, muscle, liver, blood vessels, brain. Treated with plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) antiinflammatories, other meds, and healthy habits like vaccines to prevent infections and exercise to stay fit. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

What is lupus?

Lupus: Lupus is an autoimmune disease and affects skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs , brain , blood and blood vessels . In lupus immune system makes antibodies to healthy cells causing inflammation leading to damage to organ or body system .Lupus is not contagious.It is not a cancer or related to hiv. It is a chronic inflammatory disease with ups and downs. With good care most can lead healthy life. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

It is: It is an autoimmune disease where your immune system attacks your body. There are 4 forms: systemic, drug-induced, discoid, and subacute cutanenous. The lupus foundation's website has great educational material. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

See details: Lupus is the name given to a group of autoimmune diseases in which the immune system become overactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues. These tissues include skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, heart and nerves. ...Read more

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What is lupus?

Lupus: Lupus is an autoimmune collagen vascular disease. Can be cutaneous or systemic and is in the family of rheumatological disorders. ...Read more