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These drugs, known as Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs), are stronger agents that slow down the progression and damage to joints caused by rheumatic conditions such as rheumatoid. They are used when other treatment options (e.g. NSAIDs), have failed or for more severe cases of the disease.
Finally, corticosteroids are another type of medication which can be prescribed for bone and joint inflammation due to their ability to decrease inflammation while also suppressing the immune system’s response; thus providing relief from symptoms such swelling. These drugs could have dangerous side effects, so it’s important that you only take them under medical supervision.