Below is the list of the medications most commonly used in rheumatic diseases:

1. Inflammatory arthritis:

  • methotrexate
  • sulfasalazine
  • leflunomide
  • hydroxychloroguine
  • biologics
  • prednisone
  • NSAIDs
  • azathioprine

2. Connective tissue diseases (SLE, Sjogren’s syndrome, myositis):

  • hydroxychloroquine
  • methotrexate
  • azathioprine
  • mycophenolate mofetyl
  • prednisone
  • NSAIDs
  • cyclophosphamide
  • cyclosporine
  • biologics (belimumab, rituximab)
  • colchicine

3. Vasculitis:

  • prednisone
  • cyclophosphamide
  • mycophenolate mofetil
  • biologics
  • methotrexate
  • azathioprine
  • thalidomide
  • cyclosporine
  • colchicine

4. Scleroderma:

  • calcium channel blockers (nifedipine)
  • ACE inhibitors (captopril)
  • cyclophosphamide
  • cyclosporine
  • methotrexate
  • prednisone
  • vasodilators (bosentan,¬†epoprostenol)

5. Gout:

  • allopurinol
  • uloric
  • colchicine
  • NSAIDs
  • prednisone
  • biologics (anakinra)