rheumatology
Medicines

WA study highlights 2 factors for serious infections with bDMARDs

Age and duration of biological DMARD use are the two significant factors associated with an increased risk of serious infections in RA patients, a WA registry study has shown. In a ten-year retrospective review of all RA patients treated with bDMARDs in WA, researchers identified 46 hospital admissions for serious infections that warranted antibiotic treatment. ...

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