UW Rheumatology faculty have created some guidelines for frequently asked questions by providers regarding patients who may be on immunosuppressive medicines.

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This Advising Rheumatology Patients on Immunosuppressive Medicines FAQ outlines some commonly asked questions and our recommendations. These recommendations are not medical advice and are intended for rheumatology providers. They are intended only as a guide to decision making; they are NOT intended to replace the clinical judgement of a provider. Patients should always discuss medication changes with their health care provider.

Rheumatology providers

Please direct questions and comments to Please note that Dr. Wysham will not be able to answer questions from patients directly. We will attempt to adapt and update our FAQ document as more information arises regarding the treatment of rheumatology patients in the setting of COVID-19.