Flashcards in 6.1 Immunosuppression and DMARDs Deck (36)
When do you use Sulphasalazine?
Safe for pregnant people
Good for IBD (Poorly absorbed so stays in the intestines)
ADRs for Sulphasalazine
Advantages of Sulphasalazine?
Safe for pregnancy
Has very few interactions
When do you use anti-TNF agents?
If RA is clinically active
If other treatments have failed
Why don't you use anti-TNF agents much?
Can cause Hypersensitivity
Can cause infections