DMARDs and immunosuppressive drugs

Edited by Richard Watts, Gavin Clunie, Frances Hall and Tarnya Marshall

in Oxford Desk Reference: Rheumatology

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ISBN: 9780199229994
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725746 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

DMARDs and immunosuppressive drugs

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Methotrexate - Sulfasalazine - Leflunomide - Anti-malarials (hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine) - Gold: intramuscular (sodium aurothimalate) and oral (auranofin) - Penicillamine - Azathioprine - Mycophenolate mofetil - Ciclosporin (previously cyclosporin A) - Cyclophosphamide - Biologics: anti-TNF (infliximab, etanercept, adalimumab), anti-CD20 (rituximab), anti-IL-1 (anakinra), CTLA4–Ig (abatacept), and anti-IL-6R (tocilizumab)

Chapter.  22108 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Rheumatology

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