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Are biologic drugs safe?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

Like everything else, there are still some risks involved in taking them. In each individual person, we have to weigh the risks and the benefits. For the most part, they're incredibly safe and incredibly effective. There is an increase in incidents of infection and especially in someone who is el...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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