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New Smart Drug to Beat Arthritis

August 16, 2012 by Estella.

A scientist at Dusseldorf University in Germany has developed a potent new pill, which harnesses the body's natural inflammation-busting ability to beat crippling arthritis.

The "smart" drug not only helps relieve the devastating joint inflammation, which leaves sufferers in daily agony, but researchers also say it has no side-effects.

The breakthrough offers real hope that the hundreds of thousands of Britons struck down by rheumatoid arthritis could soon be treated with a powerful medication which uses their own body to fight the disease naturally.

Current drug treatments, once the disease has taken hold, have unpleasant and potentially dangerous side-effects.

Methotrexate, or MTX, is the standard treatment but for one in three patients it causes side-effects including nausea, diarrhea and hair loss.

Now Dr Ulrich Flogel at Dusseldorf University in Germany has developed a drug which dramatically eases joint inflammation without harmful side-effects.

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If you suffer from arthritis, you may have to take certain medications generic Effexor XR or generic Colchicine for arthritis can ease joint pain, swelling, and stiffness.

Filed under: Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Tags: Smart drug, arthritis, inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, joint inflammation, arthritis treatment, methotrexate, mtx, generic effexor xr, generic colchicine.

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