Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

golimumab Golimumab

Golimumab is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker. It works by reducing the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation...learn more »

abatacept Abatacept

Abatacept is a man-made protein that prevents your body's immune system from attacking healthy tissues such as joints. The immune system helps your body figh...learn more »

adalimumab Adalimumab

Adalimumab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation...learn more »

anakinra (injectable) Anakinra (injectable)

Anakinra reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that are involved in inflammatory and immune responses...learn more »

celecoxib (oral) Celecoxib (oral)

Celecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Celecoxib works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

etanercept Etanercept

Etanercept works by decreasing a certain protein produced by the immune system. The immune system helps the body fight infections. In people with autoimmune ...learn more »

infliximab Infliximab

Infliximab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation...learn more »

diclofenac and misoprostol Diclofenac And Misoprostol

Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

etodolac Etodolac

Etodolac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Etodolac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in...learn more »

diclofenac Diclofenac

Diclofenac is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medicine works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain inflammation...learn more »

salsalate Salsalate

Salsalate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). This medicine works by reducing substanc...learn more »

auranofin Auranofin

Auranofin is a form of gold that reduces some of the effects of the inflammatory process in the body...learn more »

hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common i...learn more »

sulfasalazine Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea...learn more »

flurbiprofen Flurbiprofen

Flurbiprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Flurbiprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and...learn more »

diflunisal Diflunisal

Diflunisal is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the...learn more »

dexamethasone (oral) Dexamethasone (oral)

Dexamethasone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

cyclosporine Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplante...learn more »

indomethacin Indomethacin

Indomethacin is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Indomethacin works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and...learn more »

sulindac Sulindac

Sulindac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Sulindac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in...learn more »

fenoprofen Fenoprofen

Fenoprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Fenoprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pai...learn more »

azathioprine Azathioprine

Azathioprine lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplante...learn more »



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