Drugs - Methods Used to Treat Arthritis

Date: 2014-03-05
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After being diagnosed with arthritis, the worry begins. Generally you are worried about the course of treatment that the doctor will follow and the medicines that he will prescribe. The type of drugs used depends on the stage of arthritis that has been reached. They could vary from light doses to very heavy ones. The types of drugs used to treat arthritis are: Disease modifying drugs: Steroids Methotrexate Chloroquine Sulfasalazine Anti tumor necrosis factor drugs: Their functions are to reduce pain prevent osteoporosis and inflammation. Watch this video to know more about the course of treatment a doctor usually follows.