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Antibiotic Treatment - Using Antibiotics To Treat Arthritis

Information on using antibiotics to treat arthritis. Research has pointed to a possible benefit of antibiotics for the treatment of some types of arthritis. The use of antibiotics such as Minocin, generic name minocycline, appears to suppress enzymes involved in the inflammatory process.
  1. A - Z: Arthritis Drugs
  2. A - Z: Joint Pain
  3. A - Z: Treatments
  4. A - Z: Types of Arthritis
  5. Minocin (Minocycline)
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Antibiotic Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Mycoplasma was once thought to cause rheumatoid arthritis and led to the antibiotic treatment.

Doxycycline May Slow Progression Of Osteoarthritis
Doxycycline may prevent progression of osteoarthritis. More studies are needed.

Does Minocycline Function As An Antibiotic If Used To Treat Arthritis?
Some people have had good results while taking minocycline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Book Review: The New Arthritis Breakthrough
Focuses on antibiotic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases.

The Road Back Foundation (RBF)
The Road Back Foundation (RBF), founded by patient-volunteers in 1993, is a non profit organization dedicated to support, research and education regarding the treatment and causes of arthritis and and related diseases. A particular focus of the Foundation is treatment and research using safe, low-cost, low-dose antimicrobial therapy proven effective in NIH-sponsored clinical trials.

A Legacy Of Health: The Life And Work Of Thomas McPherson Brown M.D
Treatment of inflammatory rheumatic disease with low dose antibiotic therapy, from rheumatic.org

Tetracyclines And Antibiotics
The theory and hypothesis behind tetracycline used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, from drdoc.

New Treatments for Autoimmune Diseases
Studies demonstrate a possible link between mycoplasmal infections and rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases, from IMM.

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