Essay about Symptoms And Treatment Of Autoimmune Diseases

1039 Words Sep 16th, 2016 5 Pages
Autoimmune diseases are at an all-time high among the world’s population. Many individuals require expensive drugs to maintain an active lifestyle. Consumers of this class of drugs, which are known as tnf-blockers, face extraordinary pressure from manufactures to purchase their products. Consequently, few realize that the tnf-blocker drugs share a common formula, but they are metabolized differently by comparable individuals. Tnf-blockers are better known as a class of drugs called biologics. People who need biologic drugs face a myriad of decisions when deciding which one is best for their personal use. This is especially true in regards to their disease process. Unfortunately, this type of drug is one that I take to control my autoimmune system disorder. So, where do you start when you have to decide which biologic drug to take after your doctor recommends its use? First and foremost, one needs to have a clear need recognition for this type of product. Usually, the patient is in so much pain that the need is immediately clear. This was certainly the case for me, when this class of drug was first recommended for my illness. As with any product, if the consumer does not see a clear need, they will be less likely to be a consumer of the product. With autoimmune system disease, the consumer is bombarded with information regarding the available drugs to treat these disorders. Therefore, the search for product information is simplified and even considered an easy process…

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