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Drug Updates

From new drug treatments being approved or starting drug trials to an improved understanding of the drugs already existing as treatments in RA and the optimal ways of using these drugs to treat the condition, our drug updates will help to inform patients of the latest information on RA drugs.

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Since the advent of the first biological drugs in RA in the late 1990s, there has been a huge amount of research into new medications. This century has already seen a number of new biologic drugs, as well as biosimilars of the early biologics as they have come out of their patents. We have also seen the emergence of the JAK inhibitors, which offer another form of drug treatment, working differently to biologic drugs and available to take as a tablet, rather than by injection or infusion.

From new drug treatments being approved or starting drug trials to an improved understanding of the drugs already existing as treatments in RA and the optimal ways of using these drugs to treat the condition, our drug updates will help to inform patients of the latest information on RA drugs.

Medicines in rheumatoid arthritis

We believe it is essential that people living with RA understand why certain medicines are used, when they are used and how they work to manage the condition.

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