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New Options for Arthritis Treatment.

Release on Saturday, September 01, 2012

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New Options for Arthritis Treatment.

New options for treatment in arthritis are available in Pakistan.

For last few years new treatment options for Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE and various vasculite are available.

They include:

a)

Anti TNF agents

I.

Etanercept

ii.

Infliximab

b)

Anti CD 20 antibodies Rituximab

They need to be opted & recommended by doctors / rheumatologists experienced in giving these treatments.

Prior blood testing and patients response to previous conventional treatments are main stay for recommending these treatments.

These treatments require monitoring for their effects and side effects.

 

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