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    NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAID)

    NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAID):    PATIENT INFORMATION   What are NSAIDs? NSAID are a class of medications that work to decrease inflammation, pain and fever. Traditional NSAIDs include aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen and many other generic and brand name drugs. A newer addition to the NSAID group is celecoxib (Celebrex) which is a COX 2 Selective NSAID.

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    • 07 JUN 21
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    MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL

    MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL (cellcept): Patient Information  What is mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)? MMF is used in combination with other medications to keep your body from attacking and rejecting your transplanted organ (e.g., kidney, liver, heart). It belongs to a class of medications called immunosuppressants. This medication works by lowering your body’s immune system activity.   What is

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    • 07 JUN 21
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    Methotrexate

    Methotrexate: Patient Information How TO USE THIS MEDICATION?   TAKE IT ONLY ONCE A WEEK. This medicine may be given by mouth or as a shot into the fatty part of the skin. Methotrexate comes in tablets or in a liquid that can be injected. The normal dose is 7.5 to 25 mg per week.

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    • 07 JUN 21
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    Leflunomide

    Leflunomide (Arava): Patient information Who should take leflunomide? Leflunomide is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other types of arthritis where the immune system attacks its own tissues. How leflunomide works? Leflunomide blocks the formation of DNA, which is important for developing cells, such as those in the immune system. When and how do I

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