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Common medications used in rheumatology

Rheumatologists use a range of medications to assist patients.

Information to specific medications are available through the Australian Rheumatology Association website

Quick links to the most common agents are found below:

Allopurinol (Progout/Zyloprim) 

Intravenous Bisphosphonates (Aclasta/Zolendronic acid)

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)

Leflunomide (Arava)

Methotrexate (Methoblastin)

Prednisolone (Steroid/Corticosteroid/Solone/Prednisone)