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Discontinuing TNFi Before Gestational Week 20 Is Feasible

HealthDay News — Discontinuing tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) before gestational week 20 in women with well-controlled rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is not associated with disease worsening in late pregnancy, according to a study published online January 21 in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Frauke Förger, MD, from the University of Bern in Switzerland,…