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Is it okay that someone stop their rheumatoid arthritis medication?

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Dr. Douglas Mund
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends on symptoms

If the disease goes into remission it may be possible to stop medication this is something to discuss with your rheumatologist.
If the disease is still active it may harmful to the joints and frankly dangerous to stop your medications abruptly.

In brief: Depends on symptoms

If the disease goes into remission it may be possible to stop medication this is something to discuss with your rheumatologist.
If the disease is still active it may harmful to the joints and frankly dangerous to stop your medications abruptly.
Dr. Douglas Mund
Dr. Douglas Mund
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Under supervision

Reduction or cessation of meds requires supervision to assure any associated flare is recognized early and properly addressed.

In brief: Under supervision

Reduction or cessation of meds requires supervision to assure any associated flare is recognized early and properly addressed.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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