Juvenile Arthritis

We provide various methods and tools
to manage Juvenile Arthritis

General
Information

“Arthritis” means joint inflammation. This term refers to a group of diseases that cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of motion in the joints. Juvenile arthritis (JA) is a term often used to describe arthritis in children that last for more than 6 continuous weeks. It is divided into seven separate subtypes, each with its own characteristics and symptoms. Although arthritis is seen most commonly in adults, children can also develop almost all types of arthritis that affect adults, but the most common type that affects children is juvenile idiopathic arthritis. About 300,000 children are currently diagnosed with JA in the United States.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) are both classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Pediatric rheumatologists have developed a juvenile idiopathic arthritis classification system, which includes different types of chronic arthritis that affect children this includes oligoarthrits, polyarthritis, systemic, enthesitis related, juvenile psoriatic arthritis and undifferentiated.

Questions &
Answers

Our
Services
  • Pharmacy services
  • Limited distribution medications
  • Clinical support and patient care
  • Same day delivery
  • Pharmacists and clinical pharmacists on call 24/7
  • Counseling sessions for treatment management and education
  • Patient feedback monitoring

Have questions? ask us or visit our frequently asked questions

Menu
Dr Ike's Specialty Pharmacy
ACHC