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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.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Drug Information

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

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

Indication: Moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy....

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

Indication: OA, RA, ankylosing spondylitis.

Indication: RA; ankylosing spondylitis; psoriatic arthritis; psoriasis; Crohn's & fistulizing Crohn's disease; ulcerat...

Indication: In combination w/ methotrexate (MTX) for moderate to severe active RA in adults when response to disease-modif...

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...

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