Treatment Options

Question

I’m from turkey,and I’m suffering as for nearly 2 years.my doctor advice me to use endol( contain indometzine) or naprosyn cr( contain naproksyn) and he thougth that infleximab is not good that those drugs.

Answer

It depends on what type of arthritis you have. Infliximab is used primarily for rheumatoid arthritis while the non-steroidal medications (such as indomethecin and naproxen) can be used for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. See the treatment sections on this website.

Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University