- NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
- COX-2 Selective Inhibitors
- DMARDs (disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs)
- Biologics (TNF Blockers, Biologic DMARDs)
- Corticosteroids (glucocorticoids)
- Pain medications (analgesics)
- Drugs used to treat fibromyalgia, gout, Sjogren's syndrome, and osteoporosis
Depending on your condition, it is probable that different combinations of medication will be tried in an attempt to find which is most effective. It is important to take medications as prescribed. Learn more about medication dosage, side effects, and drug interactions in Arthritis Medications: What Are My Options?
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