intelog Rheumatology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the intelog editors to support primary care prescribing for rheumatological conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, gout and musculoskeletal pain. 

Latest news

Diclofenac significantly increases cardiovascular risk, large study suggests

Diclofenac significantly increases cardiovascular risk, large study suggests

The authors of a large-scale safety study of diclofenac...

Table: DMARDs, a Guide to Monitoring Requirements

Table: DMARDs, a Guide to Monitoring Requirements

Tests for patients on disease-modifying arthritis drugs.

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

A list of 50 tests, treatments and procedures 'of questionable...

GPs should no longer prescribe 18 'low value' treatments, NHS England rules

GPs should no longer prescribe 18 'low value' treatments, NHS England rules

NHS England believes cutting access to the treatments,...

Prescribe quinine with caution in patients at risk of QT prolongation, MHRA advises

Prescribe quinine with caution in patients at risk of QT prolongation, MHRA advises

New advice highlights that quinine can have effects...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected rheumatological conditions:

Musculoskeletal pain and inflammation (including NSAIDs and topical analgesics)


At-a-glance product comparison charts.


Summaries of key national guidance.



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External resources

Useful websites and online tools to support prescribing for rheumatological conditions.

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This site is intended for healthcare professionals.