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Rheumatoid arthritis – do you drink alcohol on methotrexate and arava?

I have a confession to make.  I drink.This is probably more of a ‘confession’ for me than for most, for two reasons.One, I take...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and losing hope

For the last month I have been very quiet, mostly because I found myself getting to a point where I was losing hope.  Depression...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Arava update

I haven’t been posting much because so much has been happening. I’ve even written posts, and not published them.  Just forgot.  Must catch up...

Onwards to Arava (leflunomide) to treat my Rheumatoid Arthritis

I went to my new rheumatologist yesterday.   And I survived!I always get very stressed before seeing a new doctor.  Starting from the beginning, explaining...

Leflunomide (Arava) – Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Leflunomide (Arava) is the newest of the commonly used DMARDs.  Its effectiveness is similar to Methotrexate and Sulfasalazine, but in practice it is usually...