NAPLEX Practice Question # 47

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 47.



Methotrexate (MTX; Rheumatrex)

works by inhibiting dihydrofolate reductase and is considered standard therapy for RA. MTX is recommended for all patients with RA (as monotherapy or with other DMARDs) regardless of disease duration, disease burden, or prognostic factors. Concomitant use with folic acid may reduce side eff ects.

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