If you have an autoimmune disease or its symptoms, you must be worried about the treatments available.
Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases depends on the condition of the patient, but most autoimmune diseases are treated with drugs that suppress or otherwise alter the immune system.
Standard treatment aims to reduce the signs and symptoms of the disease and limit the autoimmune process. Treatment of autoimmune diseases controls overactive immune responses and keeps the involved organ intact as much as possible.
Autoimmune diseases are often treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), steroids, and immunosuppressants.
Biologics are drugs that are genetically engineered to interact with the body’s immune response and reduce the damaging effects of rheumatologic diseases. Biological therapy targets those parts of the immune system that cause inflammation, leading to diseases such as autoimmune diseases. The treatments available for autoimmune diseases can help relieve symptoms, prevent further disease progression, and prevent complications. By working with your doctor and paying attention to how you respond to each drug, you can find the best disease-altering treatment for you.
Dr. Ashish K Badika has 3 years of advanced training in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology including 2 years Post Doctoral.
He has extensive exposure to Systemic Autoimmune Disorder (Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Seronegative spondyloarthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Scleroderma, Gout, Myositis, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Vasculitic conditions, and Paediatric rheumatology disorders).