The article describes the medications that are used to treat chronic inflammatory disorders, and that act by inhibition of production of harmful substances. It presents the mechanism of action of NSAIDs, glucocorticoids and thalidomide, their side effects and efficacy. Indications concerning the choice of the appropriate medication in various disorders as well as the way of administration and proper follow-up for minimizing side effects are provided.
|Translated title of the contribution||Drugs in chronic inflammatory diseases|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Medico e Bambino|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 30 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health