1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email

Discuss in my forum

10 Most Popular Arthritis Drugs Prescribed by Rheumatologists

By

Updated April 23, 2014

1 of 10

What Are the 10 Most Commonly Prescribed Arthritis Drugs?
10 Most Popular Arthritis Drugs Prescribed by Rheumatologists
Photo by Sharon Dominick (iStockphoto)

Arthritis drugs are used by most arthritis patients as part of their treatment plan. Patient response to arthritis drugs can vary, so it's impossible to say ahead of time which drug will be most effective for an individual patient.

What arthritis drugs are most often prescribed by rheumatologists? Based on an analysis of 7,945,910 prescriptions written by rheumatologists from January to March 2008, Rheumatology News published the results that show the top 10 drugs prescribed by rheumatologists:

Arthritis drugs fall into 5 different classifications:

Learn more about each of the most commonly prescribed arthritis drugs.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.