Category Archives: arthritis medicines

New Company Links Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With Trials

Costs Go Up. Treatment Goes Down. The cost of new medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is again going up, and pricing many patients out of their medicine. If you have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis, and have taken methotrexate but … Continue reading

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What is Enbrel?

Enbrel is an injectible medication used to treat several forms of arthritis and psoriasis. It was first approved in 1998. According to the manufacturer’s website, it is currently FDA approved to treat these conditions: Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) … Continue reading

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It’s Poor Medical Care If The Doctor Isn’t Asking These 8 Questions.

(Print this out, fill it in before your appointment.) Where is your pain? When did it start? How bad is it? What kind of pain is it? (sharp, dull, aching, burning etc.) How often do you feel the pain? (is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You About Your Pain.

5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You About Your Pain. Organize your symptoms to make it easy for them to categorize pain in the way they learned to diagnose your condition. Write down the following (and provide … Continue reading

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Non-Surgical And Surgical Treatment Of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage in a joint becomes worn or thin. Cartilage is the shiny smooth connective tissue present on the joints on the ends of bones, protecting and aiding in smooth gliding movement of the joints. The deterioration … Continue reading

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Simponi Aria Effectiveness And Safety

How effective is SIMPONI ARIA for Rheumatoid Arthritis? SIMPONI ARIA is a new medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It is given into an arm vein, every two months over about thirty minutes. In a 14 week study of adults with moderately … Continue reading

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Newest Arthritis Medicines

The list below provides links to information about the newest and standard FDA approved medicines which have been shown in scientific studies to slow down the damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis. This alphabetical list contains links to information about both … Continue reading

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