JRA

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) (aka Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis JRA) is the most common form of persistent arthritis in childre...
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Methotrexate 2,743 Enbrel 1,489 Prednisone 1,448
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Azulfidine
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Plaquenil
Other name: Sulfasalazine (Sulfasalazine)
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Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the United States, Salazopyrin in Europe and Hong Kong) is a sulfa drug, a derivative of mesalazine (also called 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA), used primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent in the tre...
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Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), Dolquine, and Quensyl, also used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease-modif...
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Depression
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Asthma
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Rash
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Diabetes
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Stomach Problems
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Itching
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Hair Loss
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About Azulfidine
Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the United States, Salazopyrin in Europe and Hong Kong) is a sulfa drug, a derivative of mesalazine (also called 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA), used primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent in the tre...
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Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug, sold under the trade names Plaquenil,Axemal(In India), Dolquine, and Quensyl, also used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease-modif...
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plaq and a rash with the azulfidine. My Dr wanted to put...
" ...I was diagnosed with RA in July ...a treatment. I've tried plaquenil and azulfidine. Had chest tightness with the plaq and a rash with the azulfidine. My Dr wanted ...no to the azulfidine. So... "

already been on plaquenil and it wasn't working well enough....
" ...Rx filled for my injectable MTX. I have now skipped 2 ...many options... I can't take oral MTX or Azulfidine. I have already been on plaquenil and it wasn't working well enough. And I don't want... "

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Dawn! I take Plaquenil no problem, but I only lasted 2...
" ...Dawn! I take Plaquenil no problem, but I only lasted 2 or 3 days on Azulfadine because I felt like ...off of the Azulfadine immediately. I also ...NSAIDs. Not taking the Plaquenil for two d... "

often the blood work was for azulfidine as I didn't stay...
" ...Azulfidine are not as ...available in generic). With plaquenil, you have to have ...often the blood work was for azulfidine as I di... "

I cannot take plaquenil or azulfidine or most RA drugs...
" ...Slow I cannot take plaquenil or azulfidine or most RA drugs ...and tramadol. The RA was certainly made worse by five years of femara but actu... "

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does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience...
" ...does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience ...it also might help my RA. I am considering this Rx instead of the Plaquenil, possibly. ...just trying to look... "

Azulfidine(sulfasalazine),Rheumatrex(...
" ...Azulfidine(sulfasalazine),Rheumatrex( methotrexate)). When there is severe joint pain he needs oral or intra articular injection of steroids. He also needs Physical therapy. he needs frequen... "

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my plaquenil and started me on azulfidine instead. And I'm...
" ...the joint issues show up before the skin stuff does. He knew it was PA by the specific changes in my x-rays of my PIP joints - the joints closest to the fingernail on my fingers; he called it \"pen... "

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I am currently on plaquinel, azulfadine, and arava. I...
" Going off prednisone Hi After goign back to ...anything. should I start hurting again. I am currently on plaquinel, azulfadine, and arava. I will start celebrex again soon. I am... "

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does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience...
" Re: Azulfidine? Was a bust for me... ... does anyone here take Azulfidine, or have any experience with ...this Rx instead of the Plaquenil, possibly. ...just trying to... "

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