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What Are the Early Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis? Topic Guide

What Are the Early Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis? What Are the Early Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis?: Ankylosing spondylitis is an unusual form of arthritis that causes low back pain with stiffness, fatigue, heart disease, GI disease, stooped posture, uveitis, and lung disease. Treatment may incorporate physical therapy, exercise, posture training, medications, and surgery.

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ixekizumab Ixekizumab

Ixekizumab is an immunosuppressant that is used to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (raised, silvery flaking of the skin) in adults. Ixekizumab is ...learn more »

golimumab Golimumab

Golimumab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or ulcerative colitis. Golimumab is sometimes used with anothe...learn more »

certolizumab Certolizumab

Certolizumab is used to treat the symptoms of Crohn's disease after other treatments have failed...learn more »

adalimumab Adalimumab

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

etanercept Etanercept

Etanercept is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker that is used to treat:

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infliximab Infliximab

Infliximab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause 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 »

methotrexate (oral) Methotrexate (oral)

Methotrexate interferes with the growth of certain cells of the body, especially cells that reproduce quickly, such as cancer cells, bone marrow cells, and s...learn more »