For many RA patients, it’s normal to try several medications before getting to the one that works best for them.
Finding the right one for you may take some time.
That’s why it’s so important to partner with your rheumatologist.
Don’t have a rheumatologist? Consider finding one today.
Know what your medicine should be doing
Reducing inflammation is one of the primary goals of RA medicine.
Prevent loss of joint function
Prevent or control joint damage progression
Effective treatment plans, including the appropriate medication for you, can help limit the impact RA has on your life.
All medications have side effects. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of your treatment options. These medications should be used under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Always tell your doctor about any side effects you may be experiencing.
It’s important to consider the risks and benefits of all medications with your rheumatologist.