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Can I ask a doctor to advice if the medicines I'm taking for rheumatoid arthritis are correct ?

hello sir, my name is gunja, age 28, height 168 cms, suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for 5 years, now adays i am having folitrax 25 mg once week, folvite 5 mg daily, hcqs 400 mg 5 days a week, and calcium and iron supplements and etody 90 daily or sos. please guide me wether i am taking the right medicine or not.
Tue, 24 Jan 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi,

If you are free from your symptoms for at least 2 months, consider reducing the dose of drugs one by one. Consult your doctor regarding this. If u still have a lot of pain, u should probably try switching to other drugs. Always consult ur physician before deciding on change.
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