Medication Links

To help you have a better understanding of the medication your doctor has prescribed to you, we have provided links to the websites below. Please review the information pertaining to your prescribed drug and contact us if you have any questions.

Boniva

Boniva is a prescription medicine used to treat osteoporosis after menopause. Taken once a month, it works by increasing the bone mass.

Hyalgan

Hyalgan is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and is given through injections directly into the knee. Pain relief lasts up to 6 months.

Orencia

Recently approved for self-injection, Orencia is a prescription medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This medication is also administered by infusion.

Orthovisc

Orthovisc is a high molecular-weight hyaluronan solution that replaces the natural joint fluid in your knee after arthrocentesis.

Reclast

Reclast is used in the treatment of osteoporosis and is administered in just one dose a year by infusion. The benefits last for a full year.

Remicade

Remicade is effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and Crohn’s Disease. It works by blocking the function of a particular protein (TNF-alpha), which is made by your immune system.

Rituxan

Used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Rituxan is a medication that is administered by infusion. Rituxan infusions take 4 to 6 hours.

Supartz

Supartz Joint Fluid Treatment (JFT) from Smith & Nephew is a fluid supplement for osteoarthritis that is injected into your knee in order to relieve pain and improve mobility.

Rheumatology Associates of Long Island

  • Rheumatology Associates of Long Island - 315 Middle Country Rd., Smithtown, NY 11787 Phone: 631-360-7778
  • Port Jefferson Station - 7 Medical Dr., Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 Phone: 631-928-4885
  • Melville - 1895 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747 Phone: 631-249-9525
  • Staten Island - 1200 South Ave., Suite 307, Staten Island, NY 10314 Phone:
  • Riverhead - 554 E. Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901 Phone:
  • Flushing - 2619 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing, NY 11358 Phone:

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