February 2005, Volume 35 Number 2 , p 8 - 8
© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 35(2) February 2005 p 8 Boning up on rheumatoid arthritis [LETTERS]
BROWN, ELIZABETH C. RN
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I was interested to read “Oh, Those Aching Joints: What You Need to Know about Arthritis” (November 2004). I have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and struggle with this disease every day. The biologic response modifier leflunomide (Arava) may be a great drug for some, but it's been a disaster for me. An RA patient who's taking leflunomide along with another immunosuppressant ...