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Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications Topic Guide

Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications: Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that affects the spine, sacroiliac joints and leg joints. Symptoms include:
  • low back pain;
  • eye pain;
  • pain and tenderness of the joints, including;
    • ribs,
    • shoulder blades,
    • hips,
    • thighs, and
    • bony points of the spine.
Because ankylosing spondylitis is incurable, treatment focuses on lessening pain and keeping mobility with exercise, heat and cold, and the use of various medications.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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golimumab Golimumab

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

adalimumab Adalimumab

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

celecoxib (oral) Celecoxib (oral)

Celecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »

etanercept Etanercept

Etanercept is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker. It works by decreasing TNF, a protein produced by the immune system to helps the body fight infections....learn more »

infliximab Infliximab

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

etodolac Etodolac

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

diclofenac Diclofenac

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

sulfasalazine Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine is used to treat ulcerative colitis (UC), and to decrease the frequency of UC attacks. Sulfasalazine will not cure ulcerative colitis, ...learn more »

tolmetin Tolmetin

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

indomethacin Indomethacin

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

sulindac Sulindac

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

fenoprofen Fenoprofen

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

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

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