Therapies for Active Rheumatoid Arthritis after Methotrexate Failure

  title={Therapies for Active Rheumatoid Arthritis after Methotrexate Failure},
  author={Tina Dewan Mahajan},
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common autoimmune inflammatory arthritis with a one percent prevalence worldwide. Left untreated, it leads to chronic progressive joint disease. Joint damage and erosions develop within two years of disease onset in a majority of patients, and early control of disease activity has been shown to improve long-term outcomes. Methotrexate has long been the staple of RA treatment and has been proven effective as a disease modifying agent in RA, as well as proven to… CONTINUE READING
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