AbstractRheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory and autoimmune disease that describes the joints
persistent inflammation and tendon sheets synovial lining. The primary symptoms of
rheumatoid arthritis are stiffness, pain, and swelling of peripheral joints. Persistent inflammation results
in many systemic and extra-articular manifestations involving many organ systems. Rheumatoid arthritis
treatment goals are symptomatic management of pain, stiffness and restricted mobility. NSAIDs are
commonly prescribed for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Analgesic effects of NSAIDs are based mainly
on the inhibition of COX-enzyme and consequently the production of prostaglandins.
1-Sobia Noreen Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Hassan Mahmood Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology (KFUEIT), Rahim yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Ifrah Hussain Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
KeywordsArthritis, Swelling, Inflammation, Treatment Options
Volume & IssueIV - I