About DMARDs

DMARDs Overview

Has your doctor prescribed DMARDs (disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs) for your arthritis? These drugs stop or slow the disease progress. Learn more about DMARDs and read an overview. Read More >>

DMARDs: Benefits and Risks

Learn about the benefits and risks of DMARDs to improve your discussion about arthritis medication choices with your doctor. Read More >>

DMARDs: Safety

Reduce the risks of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs by using them safely. Follow these general tips to reduce your risks. Read More >>

DMARDs: Side Effects and Solutions

Taking DMARDs for your inflammatory arthritis can decrease pain and inflammation and prevent joint damage. Here are the most common side effects associated with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), with tips for lessening their effects. Read More >>

DMARDs: Combination Therapy

Multiple medications are often more effective than individual ones for controlling inflammatory arthritis. Learn more about combination therapy and some common combination types that your doctor may recommend to treat your arthritis. Read More >>

DMARDs: Monitoring

Should you still bother getting that pesky routine rheumatoid arthritis blood test? Absolutely! Doctors need to monitor methotrexate. Read More >>

Understanding Methotrexate

Learn how methotrexate became a cornerstone in rheumatoid arthritis treatment. Read More >>

Methotrexate: Managing Side Effects

Learn about methotrexate, a common rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment, and how to manage methotrexate side effects. Read More >>