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Penicillamine

May decrease IL-2 and collagenase
AE: bone Marrow suppression, autoimmune disorders, taste disturbances, anorexia, N/V

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Sulfasalazine

Reduced inflammation
AE: nausea, fever, rash, arthalgia, hematologist disorders,

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Aurothiglucose, aurothiomalate, auranofin

Uncertain mechanism
AE: pruitis, rash, stomatitis, kidney damage

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Minoxycline

Tetracycline type antibiotic
AE: photosensitivity, dizziness
Drug inx risk

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Hydroxychloroquine

Antimalarial
AE: neuromuscular toxicity, N/V/D, ataxia, nervousness

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Anakinra (Kineret)

Blocks IL-2 receptors
AE: serious infection, local rxn, nausea, diarrhea