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Arthritis

If you feel pain and stiffness in your body or have trouble moving around, you might have arthritis. Most kinds of arthritis cause pain and swelling in your joints. Joints are places where two bones meet, such as your elbow or knee. Over time, a swollen joint can become severely damaged. Some kinds of arthritis can also cause problems in your organs, such as your eyes or skin.Types of arthritis includeOsteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It's often related to aging or to an injury.Autoimmune arthritis happens when your body's immune system attacks healthy cells in your body by mistake. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of this kind of arthritis.Juvenile arthritis is a type of arthritis that happens in children.Infectious arthritis is an infection that has spread from another part of the body to the joint.Psoriatic arthritis affects people with psoriasis.Gout is a painful type of arthritis that happens when too much uric acid builds up in the body. It often starts in the big toe.NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Arthritis FDA Approved Drugs

DUEXIS [FamotidineC8H15N7O2S3 : IbuprofenC13H18O2]
RX
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26.6mg : 800mg (oral tablet)
Horizon PharmaApr 23, 2011
  • Relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and to decrease risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers in patients who are taking ibuprofen for those indications.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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OTEZLA [Apremilast]
RX
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10mg (oral tablet)
20mg (oral tablet)
30mg (oral tablet)
Celgene CorpMar 21, 2014
  • Use of otezla (apremilast) for inhibiting pde4.
  • Use of otezla (apremilast) for the treatment of psoriasis.
  • Use of otezla (apremilast) for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

UNK

PENNSAID [Diclofenac SodiumC14H10Cl2NO2Na]
RX
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2% (topical solution)
Horizon PharmaJan 16, 2014
  • Combination use of topical diclofenac on the knee and administration of an oral nsaid..
  • Use of topical diclofenac for treating pain.
  • Use of topical diclofenac on a joint for treating osteoarthritis.
  • Use of topical diclofenac on the knee and a second topical agent selected from sunscreen and insect repellant.
  • Use of topical diclofenac on the knee and a second topical prescription medication on the same knee.
  • Use of topical diclofenac sodium for treating pain.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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RAYOS [PrednisoneC21H26O5]
RX
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1mg (oral tablet, delayed release)
2mg (oral tablet, delayed release)
5mg (oral tablet, delayed release)
Horizon PharmaJul 26, 2012
  • Treatment of diseases or conditions by the use of a delayed release 1, 2, or 5 mg prednisone tablet.
  • Treatment of diseases or conditions by the use of a delayed-release 1,2, or 5mg prednisone tablet.
  • Treatment of pulmonary, gastrointestinal and/or rheumatological diseases or conditions by use of delayed release formulations of 1mg or 2mg prednisone.
  • Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis by delayed release formulation of 1mg or 2mg of prednisone.
  • Treatment of rheumatologic, allergic, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, dermatologic diseases or conditions by the use of a delayed release 5mg prednisone tablet.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

UNK

TECFIDERA [Dimethyl FumarateC6H8O4]
RX
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120mg (oral capsule, delayed release)
240mg (oral capsule, delayed release)
Biogen Idec IncMar 27, 2013
  • Method of treating an autoimmune disease selected from autoimmune polyarthritis and multiple sclerosis but not treating psoriatic arthritis.
  • Method of treating multiple sclerosis.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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VIMOVO [Esomeprazole Magnesium2C17H18N3O3SMg3H2O : NaproxenC14H14O3]
RX
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eq 20mg base : 375mg (oral tablet, delayed release)
eq 20mg base : 500mg (oral tablet, delayed release)
Horizon Pharma UsaApr 30, 2010
  • Relief of signs and symptoms of arthritis and risk-reduction of nsaid-associated gastric ulcer.
  • Risk-reduction of nsaid gastric ulcer in patients requiring chronic nsaid treatment.
  • Risk-reduction of nsaid-associated gastric ulcer in patients requiring nsaid treatment.
  • Risk-reduction of nsaid-associated gastric ulcer.
  • Risk-reduction of nsaid-associated gastric ulcers in patients also taking low dose aspirin.
efficacy
4.0  (1)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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XELJANZ [Tofacitinib CitrateC16H20N6OC6H8O7]
RX
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eq 5mg base (oral tablet)
Pf Prism CvNov 6, 2012
  • Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

UNK

XELJANZ XR [Tofacitinib CitrateC16H20N6OC6H8O7]
RX
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eq 11mg base (oral tablet, extended release)
Pfizer IncFeb 23, 2016
  • Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

UNK


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Home Remedies for Arthritis

ARTHRITIS
   Rosemary essential oil is used to relieve arthritic pain. Increase mental focus and uplift spirit.
efficacy
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side effects
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Felter's Materia Medica on Arthritis

COLCHICUMCOLCH
   ...s than usual, in acute articular rheumatism with but little fever. These cases resembled gonorrheal arthritis and were accompanied by a leucorrheal discharge, but were not gonococcic. In most cases th......m when the patient is known to have occasional gouty attacks. We have seen it do good in rheumatoid arthritis; a condition much more prevalent in this country than genuine gout, a disease rarely encou...1

GAULTHERIA
   The leaves of Gaultheria procumbens, Linné (Nat. Ord. Ericaceae). Damp woods and sandy soils of eastern third of the United States. Common... / ...vides a good painrelieving application for acute articular and chronic rheumatism and in gonorrheal arthritis. If used very strong the skin may subsequently exfoliate. Applied to denuded surfaces it i... / ...of infants. Gaultheria is an agent of special value as a flavoring agent and preservative for water-dispensed medicines in the summer season. Fo1

MENTHOL
   Menthol. A secondary alcohol obtained from the oil of Mentha piperita, Linné, or from other oils of mints. It should be kept in well-stoppered... / ... carbuncles, and the surface pains of sciatica. The pain of local and superficial neuralgias and of arthritis, simple, rheumatic, or gonorrheal, may be relieved by painting upon the affected surface a... / ...is sometimes of value in hiccough. It should not be used in large doses internally because of the profound nervous disturbances it may occasion.1

OLEUM TEREBINTHINAE RECTIFICATUM
   Rectified Oil of Turpentine, Rectified Turpentine Oil. Description.—A thin colorless liquid corresponding to the properties described under Oleum... / ...d other inflammations, as in pleurisy, pneumonia, bronchitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, peritonitis, arthritis, and other congestive and inflammatory disorders; and to alleviate pain in sciatica, myalg...1

VERATRINA
   Veratrine, Veratria. A mixture of alkaloids obtained from the seeds of Schoenocaulon officinale, Asa Gray (Sabadilla officinarum, Brandt; Asagrea... / ... application, and then rarely, in superficial functional neuralgia, myalgia, herpes zoster, chronic arthritis, acute gout, and other painful local inflammations. It is less effective than aconitine, b...1


References

1) Felter, Harvey Wickes, 1922, The Eclectic Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Cincinnati, Ohio.