If you’re someone who is suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), you likely get a sense of excitement and anticipation when you hear of a new treatment that can help relieve your symptoms. You’ve probably heard about Yuflyma, the FDA-approved medication for those afflicted by RA. While traditional remedies can offer some relief, understanding how Yuflyma works and what its potential benefits are may be helpful in making decisions about treatment options. 

In this blog post, we’ll discuss the science behind Yuflyma’s effectiveness in relieving the unbearable pain associated with RA. After reading this article, we hope you will have the information you need to decide if Yuflyma is suitable for you and your lifestyle.

A Body at War

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder where the immune system begins to attack healthy tissues, particularly the joints. While doctors can’t specify a definitive cause, they believe that it is a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

In the early stages, a person may experience joint pain, stiffness, and swelling in the hands and feet. As RA progresses, inflammation becomes more widespread throughout the body, and the person is in near-constant pain. 

Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is a protein that acts as a signaling molecule within the immune system. In the case of RA, when the immune system attacks the healthy tissue, TNF passes along the information that the immune system needs help, thus promoting the production of more inflammatory molecules to attack the healthy tissue. This leads to a vicious cycle of chronic pain and inflammation.

Unfortunately, there is no cure for RA, but clinical studies have found Yuflyma to be an effective treatment. It works as a TNF blocker to stop the cycle to reduce pain, inflammation, and skin issues. It’s been successful in treating the following:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis (PsA)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Chrohn disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Plaque psoriasis
  • Hidradenitis suppurative

Yuflyma is a citrate-free, high-concentration adalimumab biosimilar. A study comparing the safety and effectiveness of Yuflyma with the original drug showed that it could be a cost-effective alternative to existing treatments.

Should I Try Yuflyma?

Yuflyma may be the solution that people with moderate to severe RA have been looking for. It can improve physical functioning and slow down the disease’s damage to the body.

However, Yulfyma is a TNF blocker, so it may leave the body susceptible to severe infections. Therefore, anyone using Yulifyma should be closely monitored.

How Can I Find Out More?

At Advanced Rheumatology of Houston, we are on the cutting edge of discoveries in treating autoimmune conditions. Yuflyma has been clinically tested and proven effective in reducing the pain and inflammation caused by RA. If you are ready to learn more about this breakthrough in RA treatment, Fill out this form, or call us at (281) 766-7886 to schedule an appointment.

We will do a physical exam and complete a review of your medical history. With the proper treatment, you can begin experiencing improvements in your symptoms and quality of life.