Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause a lot of pain and swelling in your joints. And if you’re living with the condition, you know how joint pain and stiffness can get in the way of your daily life.

Your doctor can provide a variety of treatments to calm your immune system, reduce inflammation in your joints, and prevent joint damage. The treatment you get depends on how long you’ve had arthritis and the severity of your symptoms.

Discuss these options for RA medication with your doctor.