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Is it the tabocin is contra indicated to treat arthritis, is

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is it the tabocin is contra indicated to treat arthritis , is there any scientific study we can stand on ?
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Doctor: Dr. Ravoof, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

Do you mean Doxycycline(Tabocine)? Which type of arthritis? Give more details and the history.

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Doctor: Dr. Ravoof, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Dear customer,

Thanks for your reply.

Basically this medication is moderately effective in the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis and is used less frequently as a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Regarding its usage as a disease modifying osteoarthritis drug, it is not used frequently, however some trials and studies have shown that doxycycline may slow the radiographic progression in some patients.

Take care.

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