Are anti-TNF drugs worth the cost?

No question… anti-TNF drugs, the new biologics that are used to treat diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, are expensive. Are they worth the cost?anti-tnf-drugs

A new study says they are…

Susan London writing in Rheumatology News reported that a study presented at the Canadian Rheumatology Association from the Alberta Biologics Pharmacosurveillance Program, showed that “patients achieving remission were significantly less likely to have had a recent hospitalization, had lower monthly costs for over-the-counter drugs, and were less likely to have been unable to do usual activities in the past month, to have needed help from others with activities of daily living in the past month, and to have had to reduce their work hours in the past six months because of poor health, compared to other patients with high disease activity.”

In essence, then what is the price you place on quality of life?

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