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What are the most recent news on sarcoidosis?

For difficult to treat (refractory) sarcoidosis and sarcoidosis involving the nervous system (neurosarcoidosis), recent research using biologic medications that inhibit tumor necrosis factor (TNF-blockers) has been beneficial. The TNF-blockers used were adalimumab (Humira) and infliximab. Full Answer

What medicine is used for severe arthritis pain?

For more severe kinds of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, a category of medicines called disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs are needed. These drugs help to slow down progression of disease. Examples include hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), metrhotrexate, sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)… Full Answer

What medication is used for rheumatoid arthritis?

Unfortunately there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but a variety of medications exist to help control inflammation, reduce pain, and slow or stop the progression of joint destruction. Nonsterodial anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can be used to relieve pain… Full Answer

You have recently been diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis its your third month with it and you were wondering what are some things that can be done to help the pain?

The treaments and drugs that are used in JRA are similar to those used in RA as follows. There are treatments to inhibit and to some extent control the damage done as a result of rheumatoid arthritis. However there is… Full Answer