In this video, Dr. Ved Chaturvedi, Rheumatologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, will discuss the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The most important drugs are disease modifying anti-rheumatoid drugs also known as DMARDS. The most important drug is methotrexate which is given weekly. He will further discuss about different types of DMARDS. Also, the safety profile of the patient needs to be checked while administering these medications.
A well-known rheumatologist. Completed DM in Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology from prestigious SGPGI, Lucknow. Has published many papers and has been the guest speakers in most of the national & international Rheumatology conferences. Pioneering work on medical arthroscopy, Rheumatology ultrasound and low dose infliximab are widely acclaimed. His area of research interest includes newer drugs for Rheumatic diseases & Synovial study.