Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
- Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
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Drug Drug Description Abatacept A disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) used for the management of moderate-to-severe active rheumatoid arthritis and active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis as monotherapy or in combination with other DMARDs. Adalimumab A monoclonal anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha antibody used in the treatment of a wide variety of inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and ankylosing spondylitis. Anakinra A recombinant form of human interleukin-1 receptor antagonist used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease. Certolizumab pegol A tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker used to treat a variety of autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions like Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, axial spondyloarthritis, and plaque psoriasis. Etanercept A protein therapy based on the binding fragment of the tumour necrosis factor alpha receptor used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis and moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Golimumab A TNFα inhibitor used in the symptomatic treatment of various active inflammatory disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and ulcerative colitis. Infliximab A monoclonal anti tumor necrosis factor alpha antibody used in the treatment of a wide variety of inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and ankylosing spondylitis. Rituximab A monoclonal anti-CD20 antibody used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Wegener's granulomatosis, pemphigus vulgaris, and rheumatoid arthritis. Tocilizumab An interleukin-6 (IL-6) receptor antagonist used to treat Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS), Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA), Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA), and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Tofacitinib A Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor used to treat rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. It is not recommended to be combined with biologic therapies or potent immunosuppressants like cyclosporine or azathioprine. Sarilumab A monoclonal antibody used to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who have responded poorly or are intolerant of other DMARDs.
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