Methotrexate

What is methotrexate?

Methotrexate is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis as well as other rheumatic conditions such as juvenile arthritis, lupus, (also known as SLE) and psoriatic arthritis. Methotrexate is used to reduce inflammation in the joints and associated pain and swelling. For more information about methotrexate including:-

  • What is methotrexate?
  • What benefit can you expect from your treatment?
  • How is methotrexate taken?
  • What is the dosage?
  • Side effects and precautions?

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