Which medications are used for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Optimal care of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) requires an integrated approach of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies. Classes of medications used include disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), biologicals, NSAIDs, and corticosteroids.


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