Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug. Drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis that does more than relieve symptoms. Examples include gold, penicillamine, sulphasalazine and chloroquine, though none are as effective as would be desirable.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • DMARD — Die Basistherapie ist eine Behandlungsmöglichkeit bei entzündlichen rheumatischen Erkrankungen. Diese langfristige Therapieform zielt auf die Eindämmung des Weiteren Krankheitsverlaufs und der damit verbundenen Beschwerden und Einschränkungen ab …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DMARD — Acronym for disease modifying antirheumatic drugs, under drug. * * * disease modifying anti rheumatic drug * * * disease modifying antirheumatic drug …   Medical dictionary

  • DMARD — Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drug (Medical » Physiology) Disease Modifying Anti Rheumatic Drug (Medical » Laboratory) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • DMARD — see disease modifying antirheumatic drug …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • DMARD — • disease modifying anti rheumatic drug …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • disease-modifying antirheumatic drug — (DMARD) a classification of antirheumatic agents referring to their ability to modify the course of disease, as opposed to simply treating symptoms such as inflammation and pain …   Medical dictionary

  • disease-modifying antirheumatic drug — DMARD any of various drugs used in the treatment of rheumatic disease: they affect the progression of the disease by suppressing the disease process. DMARDs include drugs affecting the immune response (immunomodulators), such as… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Rheumatoid arthritis — Classification and external resources A hand affected by rheumatoid arthritis ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug — Methotrexate Hydroxychloro …   Wikipedia

  • Leflunomide — drugbox IUPAC name = 5 methyl N [4 (trifluoromethyl) phenyl] isoxazole 4 carboxamide CAS number = 75706 12 6 ATC prefix = L04 ATC suffix = AA13 ATC supplemental = PubChem = 3899 DrugBank = APRD00205 C=12 | H=9 | F=3 | N=2 | O=2 molecular weight …   Wikipedia

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