Understanding the various medications used to treat vasculitis seems to require a medical degree, but in this video, Anisha Dua, MD, offers a comprehensive, yet understandable guide to these medications.
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How are steroids used to treat and control vasculitis?
What are side effects from Prednisone?
What is Tocilizumab?
What do I need to know about cyclophosphamide?
What is Rituximab?
What do I need to know about Methotrexate?
What are side effects from these meds used to treat vasculitis?
Anisha B. Dua, MD, MPH · Assistant Program Director, Department of Medicine-Rheumatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Dua joined Northwestern University in March 2019 and is the Director of the Fellowship Program and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Rheumatology. She sees patients at the university’s vasculitis clinic on the main campus in Hyde Park as well as in downtown Chicago. She has a special interest in teaching patients, medical students, and residents about achieving optimal management of autoimmune rheumatic conditions.