What are the goals of drug treatment for ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy (USpA)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence H Brent, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The goal of pharmacotherapy is to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications—specifically, by reducing the pain and inflammation associated with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).


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