Posts Tagged ‘Prednisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis’

  • Low-dose Prednisone in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

    A new way to dose the same old drug? This is the second post in a series about modern approaches to the use of prednisone for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please find the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Does prednisone merely mask symptoms or can it slow Rheumatoid Arthritis disease progression? […]

  • The History of Cortisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Memory lane with Mayo and cortisone history History comes to life with Popular Science magazine’s historical issues. They are conveniently scanned into an archive viewer online. The screen shot here shows part of a graphic from a June 1951 issue. The article describes theories of why cortisone was so successful in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis. Looks […]

  • Prednisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Prednisone is the most common symptom treating medicine for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Medicines which fight the Rheumatoid Arthritis disease activity are called disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).  Rheumatoid arthritis usually requires both disease treatment and symptom treatment. Lately, I’ve given a lot of thought to the prednisone Rheumatoid Arthritis issue. Like so many other RA issues, […]

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