One of the many painful conditions that can affect people is rheumatoid arthritis. It is a type of autoimmune condition and it can lead to severe inflammation, pain and can have a significant impact on a person's quality of life. There may be any number of different medications that are used in order to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, although there is not a cure for the disease. One of the medications that may be available is Oluminant, a drug that has recently been approved for use in the United States by the FDA.
Oluminant is a medication that is used on its own or in combination with other types of medication. It may be able to help treat adult patients who have moderate or severe rheumatoid arthritis but have also taken other TFN antagonist therapies but have not responded well to them. This medication is approved for use although it will have a warning on the box associated with the risks of a serious infection, thrombosis and malignancies. That is why it is important to talk to the physician prior to the time you get a prescription for this medication.

As is the case with any type of drug, there may be the possibility for adverse reactions occurring when you use Oluminant. Some of those adverse reactions can include nausea, herpes simplex and upper respiratory tract infections. These side effects may vary from one individual to another and some people may not have side effects when they use this drug. If you do have any type of troubling problems associated with the drug use, however, it is best to contact a physician as soon as possible. If any serious side effects occur, it could be a medical emergency and you should contact the appropriate medical personnel.

Dr. Lavery can help you to be more comfortable, even if you are dealing with arthritis. He can prescribe this or other medications, depending upon what is appropriate for your needs. They can make a difference in the quality of your health and your life.