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ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS
Spondyloarthritis refers to a group of inflammatory diseases characterized by spinal & joint oligoarthritis, enthesitis, and sometimes mucocutaneous, ocular and/or cardiac manifestations.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a prototype of spondyloarthritis, particularly of the axial form.
Diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis is definite if any of the radiological criterion (grade≥2 bilateral sacroiliitis or grade ≥3 unilateral sacroiliitis) is associated with at least one of the clinical criterion (low back pain & stiffness for >3 months that improves with exercise but not relieved by rest, limitation of motion of the lumbar spine in the sagittal and frontal planes, limitation of chest expansion relative to normal values correlated for age and gender.
Drug Information

Indication: Acute & chronic treatment of signs & symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) & RA; ankylosing spondylitis ...

Indication: Management of acute pain in adults & treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. Relief of acute & chronic pain...

Indication: Signs & symptoms & inhibiting the progression of structural damage in moderately to severely active rh...

Dosage: OA 7.5 mg daily, may be increased to 15 mg daily. RA Initially 15 mg daily, may be reduced to 7.5 mg daily. An

Dosage: Adult RA Initially 3 mg/kg IV infusion over 2-hr, followed by additional 3 mg/kg doses at 2 & 6 wk after t

Indication: In combination w/ methotrexate (MTX) for treatment of moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of OA (arthrosis, degenerative joint disease), RA & ankylosing spondylitis.

Indication: Inflammatory & degenerative forms of rheumatism: RA, juvenile RA, ankylosing spondylitis, OA & spondyl...

Indication: Relief of fever associated w/ cold & flu, pain eg, teething, toothache, earache, sore throat, headache, mi...

Indication: Relief of fever & mild to moderate pain including headache, dental pain, post-op pain, dysmenorrhoea; musc...

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