DMARD choices – Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

There are many medications prescribed for Rheumatoid Arthritis.  No two cases are exactly the same, and the treatment approach will depend on the severity...

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Sulfasalazine – Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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