These instructions are of utmost importance and keeping these instructions in mind will only ease your treatment process. Memorize the name and dose of your tablet. Take the tablet at the same time everyday e.g. at 6 PM every day.
Sometimes you develop an illness out of the blue. You were fine just a short while ago and now you are down all of a sudden. Moreover it happens in the middle of the night or on a national holiday
People look at us with big round and fearful eyes the moment we utter the “S” of steroids. In fact a lot of patients start their first consultation with us with the disclaimer “Doctor you won’t give me steroids no?”
Sulfasalazine is an established Disease Modifying Anti Rheumatic Drug (DMARD) with proven efficacy in many kinds of Arthritides. It can be used in Rheumatoid arthritis s well as spondyloarthropathy. Comparatively It has a better safety Margin than other drugs
Methotrexate Methotrexate is the flagship drug in Rheumatology and is useful in many kinds of Rheumatic disease. It is one of the oldest drugs used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases and was first tried in a rheumatic disease
Leflunomide is a useful disease modifying drug in the armament for treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis. It is relatively faster acting than Sulfasalazine and even Methotrexate if a loading dose is used. Its effect is generally evident by 4-6 weeks and
Hydroxychloroquine ( HCQ) is a Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug (DMARD). It is a relatively mild drug and can be used alone in mild cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or as add on to other DMARDs. The most common combination is
Are you eligible for marriage but are struggling with a Rheumatological disease? There is hope! Are you worried about who will accept you once you declare that you have a chronic disorder? When you tell the person and his