Anti-TNF agents linked to shingles risk with rheumatoid arthritis

01/10/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Rheumatoid arthritis patients who took anti-tumor necrosis factor drugs such as etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab had a significantly greater risk of developing shingles than those on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, according to a study of more than 15,000 patients in the U.K. The findings appeared in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

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