A 55-year-old female asked:
Since one year it take 15 mg methotrexate tablet weekly for rheumatoid arthritis so when i can stop it now my blood test is normal but still have pain?
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Dr. Larry Greenbaumanswered
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 39 years experience
Which blood test etc: Methotrexate is a good medication for rheumatoid arthritis but it doesn't cure your arthritis - it works as long as you take it. If you still have pain, it may because of active disease (inflammation), or damage that the arthritis has already caused. You should follow up with a rheumatologist if possible.
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