Category Archives: TNF drug safety

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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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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Infection Rates with Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications – TNF Drugs

What are TNF Blockers? The five medications below are often called called ‘TNF-blockers’ and are used for rheumatoid arthritis and certain other arthritic diseases (TNF stands for tumor necrosis factor, a protein – we all have naturally in our systems, but if … Continue reading

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