Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy

@article{Makol2011RheumatoidAA,
  title={Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy},
  author={Ashima Makol and Kerry A Wright and Dr Shreyasee Amin},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2011},
  volume={71},
  pages={1973-1987}
}
Pregnancy can pose a challenge to the physician caring for women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). While many women with RA experience a spontaneous improvement in joint pain and inflammation during pregnancy, in others it remains active and they continue to need ongoing therapy. It is important to tailor the treatment regimen so that the disease is stabilized prior to conception and to use medications that are safe throughout pregnancy and lactation. The use of immunomodulating medications… CONTINUE READING
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