TITLE

New Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

AUTHOR(S)
Olsen, Nancy J.; Stein, C. Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;5/20/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 21, p2167
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews the properties of new drugs developed to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Short-term efficacy and the toxic effects of drugs; Classification of the drugs as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs; Description of leflunomide, an immunomodulatory drug, tumor necrosis factor antagonists and anakinra; How treatments for rheumatoid arthritis continue to advance rapidly.
ACCESSION #
24923446

 

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