Q15. What is methotrexate?

A15. Methotrexate is the trade name of a disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) which helps to prevent the further spread of arthritis.

Arthritis is a progressive disease which means that the symptoms will worsen over time due to the increasing damage to the joints. This manifests itself as deformity and in serious cases, permanent disability.

This is often prescribed in cases of rheumatoid arthritis.

Find out more in our medication for arthritis section.

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