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)









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