My mother was just recently diagnosed, and is worried that she will never be able to do anything again.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis - I've started taking methotrexate 2 weeks ago for RA. How long does it take?
5 Apr 2010
Was she given anything else besides it? I was given it to take one day (but 3xs that day) a week along with sulfasalazine and prednisone.
How much of it is she given? How often does she have to take it?
Are biologics being considered for her?
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10 Apr 2010
methotrexate takes from 3_12 weeks to feel its benefits . Once your mother case be stable she will forget her fairs and live normally,but should not carry heavy things or do much work until be tired . and according to her case she can do some gentle daily exercise to protect hair joints . if she feel pain , she should take some rest .
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