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DMARDS classification mnemonic:
Here I have provided mnemonic for dmards classification. Mnemonic prepared based on a simple link as explained below.
Mnemonics: I T A L I C S
- As you know that Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an auto immune disease affecting the joins through out the body there by causing joints damage and pain.
2. If a person is suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and his hand joints got damaged.
- I am assuming that if he needs to work on MS office, he cant type the words or sentences.
- Now the link is “He cant type the words and make it in “italics” format.
Mnemonic for dmards classification – I T A L I C S. (Italics)
I- Interleukin (IL)1 antagonists (Biological DMARDs)
T- TNF –a (Tissue Necrosis Factor-a) inhibitors (Biological DMARDs)
Ex: Adalimumab, Infliximab
A- Adjuvant drugs
L- Leflunomide (Non-biological DMARD)
I- Immunosuppressant s (Non-biological DMARD)
Ex: Methotrexate, Cyclosporine
C- Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine (Non-biological DMARD)
This mnemonic help you to remember the Anti rheumatoid drugs classification.
You can also view classification wise linked mnemonics in this website. Linked mnemonics are easy remember compared to without linked mnemonics. Share this post and feel free to share your opinion below.