1. Humira [adalimumab] is a TNF [tissue necrosing factor] inhibitor approved for the treatment of arthritis, report have shown double-balloon endoscopic findings before and after administration of Humira,which appears to be useful for stopping gastrointestinal bleeding
and thereby preventing the need for surgery, whereas co-codamol is codeine
phosphate [opioid analgesic] and paracetamol
[analgesic with poor anti inflammatory action, thus negligible GI bleeding]
2. As the name implies 'itis' but it is not an inflammatory disease but a degenerative disorder.
3. yoga significantly improves finger range of motion and relieves pain during movements, reported in The Journal of Rheumatology,consult a Rheumatologist
regarding flexibility exercises and/or Yoga expert for various Yogic poses.
PS: Success of yoga for osteoarthritis
strongly depends on pattern of yoga program, time spent on each pose and training from a qualified instructor.