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Facts About Biologics for RA

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Facts About Biologics for RA

Over the last decade, significant progress in the treatment of RA has been made because of drugs known as biologics. Biologic drugs are made from human genes inside non-human cells. Your doctor may suggest biologics if you respond poorly to other treatments. Here's what you should know about these exciting advancements and how they may be able to improve your RA and your quality of life.

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Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia, MD

Last Annual Review Date: Jan. 5, 2012

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Biologic RA medicines can be injected in the front of your thighs or abdomen. Injection sites should be rotated so that the same site is not used repeatedly.