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Is it possible to come off biologic after starting

Hi,

Since doctor is prescribing biologic for me, i want to understand if started once, will I have to take it for rest of my life. Or is it possible to stop also.


  1. It is generally possible to stop using the medication. These are disease-arresting medications. Meaning that they slow down or halt disease progression. So if the medication no longer works or is stopped the disease will be active once again.


    Of course, you will want to discuss stopping with your doctor before you do it. In some cases, it is important to taper down medications for RA. But in general, it is not required that you must take them for life.

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