arthritis

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nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic Advil , ibuprofen , isobutylphenyl propionic acid , Motrin , Nuprin
toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis amethopterin , methotrexate , methotrexate sodium
disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma amyloidosis
class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints anti-TNF compound
anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally; can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium Arava , leflunomide
person afflicted with arthritis arthritic
use of chemicals containing gold for treating diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis) chrysotherapy
hormone used to treat allergies, arthritis cortisone
drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis Cuprimine , penicillamine
chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age degenerative arthritis , degenerative joint disease , osteoarthritis
dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant Deltasone , Liquid Pred , Meticorten , Orasone , prednisone
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions diflunisal , Dolobid
genetically engineered anti-TNF compound (trade name Enbrel) consisting of receptors that bind TNF; it is injected twice a week in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis Enbrel , etanercept
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions Feldene , piroxicam
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Nalfon) used in the treatment of arthritis and other painful inflammatory disorders fenoprofen , fenoprofen calcium , Nalfon
anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus hydroxychloroquine , Plaquenil
anti-TNF compound (trade name Remicade) consisting of an antibody directed against TNF; it is given intravenously at one-month to three-month intervals; used in treatment of regional enteritis and rheumatoid arthritis infliximab , Remicade
form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children; large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded juvenile rheumatoid arthritis , Still's disease
backache affecting the lumbar region or lower back; can be caused by muscle strain or arthritis or vascular insufficiency or a ruptured intervertebral disc lumbago , lumbar pain
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Meclomen) used to treat arthritis meclofenamate , meclofenamate sodium , Meclomen
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