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Is Dulane and HCQS effective for rheumatoid arthritis?

HI My mother(aged 55) has been advised following medicines for rheumatoid artheritis saaz ds (1gram), dulane caps and hcqs tab are they effective for this disease what function they perform please explain, also vitamin b complex tabs nurokind od is prescribed, she has diabetes problem also, and the xray report says that her left knee cartilage synovial fluid is completely exhausted.can you suggest some much effective medicine, because she has been taking these from past 1 month but no improvement, doctor is suggesting surgery, i stheir other methods through which it can be treated.
Asked On : Tue, 6 Nov 2012
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hi it seems like she is suffering from RA however she has osteoarthritis affecting her knee.
what can help for that is knee strengthening exercises, however if the condition is not improving then the ultimate solution is surgery.
for her RA however methotrexate would be a better choice
Answered: Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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