An introduction to disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and how they can help people living with rheumatoid arthritis. We spend a morning in clinic with people living with rheumatoid arthritis and see how they are controlling the condition with the support of medication.
rheumatoid arthritis, DMARDs, drugs, pain,
Frequently Asked Questions
A team of specialist nurses works to support you in many rheumatoid arthritis clinics. Laura is one of the team managing the advice line at Neath Port Talbot Hospital. Side effects can be quite common when you start treatment and specialists like Laura are on hand to support and advise you. The team deals with a range of questions on a daily basis and are pleased to share the most frequently asked questions and answers with you.
rheumatoid arthritis, questions, travel, sick,
If you are thinking of starting a family then it is really important that you discuss it with the medical team that is looking after you. This is relevant to both men AND women. It is important because you need to switch to medications that are safe in pregnancy. If you find that you are pregnant unexpectedly please contact the team as soon as possible for advice and support.
rheumatoid arthritis, pregnancy, drugs, biologics,