Commonly used disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis: an update on mechanisms of action.

@article{Danning1998CommonlyUD,
  title={Commonly used disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis: an update on mechanisms of action.},
  author={Carol L Danning and Dimitrios T. Boumpas},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={595-604}
}
Although disease-modifying drugs are extensively used in the treatment of inflammatory arthritides such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the actual underlying mechanisms of action of these agents remains somewhat unclear. Many investigators have studied the effects of these agents, often with particular attention being paid to alterations in inflammatory cytokine production, cell proliferation and activation, signal transduction pathways, and enzyme inhibition. By gaining a more complete… CONTINUE READING

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