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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...

Methotrexate – Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Methotrexate (mtx) is the current 'gold standard' of Rheumatoid Arthritis treatment.   While it comes with a whole host of unpleasant side effects, it has...

Rheumatoid Arthritis medications

Because the severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis varies significantly, treatment is tailored to the individual patient. A mild case of RA will be treated very...

Final Methotrexate update

Ok, it’s over.  I have given it the good old college try. I have fought the good fight.  And methotrexate has won.  Or lost,...