Methotrexate versus leflunomide in rheumatoid arthritis: what is new in 2011?

@article{Singer2011MethotrexateVL,
  title={Methotrexate versus leflunomide in rheumatoid arthritis: what is new in 2011?},
  author={Ora Singer and Allan Gibofsky},
  journal={Current opinion in rheumatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={288-92}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review the recent efficacy and safety data comparing methotrexate (MTX) and leflunomide (LEF) monotherapy, in combination with biologic therapies and in combination with each other. RECENT FINDINGS MTX is the 'anchor drug' in all rheumatoid arthritis treatment strategies. Patients with contraindications to or intolerance of this drug… CONTINUE READING