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Do i need to be on mtx all the time with psoriatic arthritis?

I have psoriatic arthritis it took 5 doctors to finally figure it out my roomy put me on mtx after 3 months on it I got the flu why am I so tired all the time I try to excise at 30 min everyday I have no swelling or pain do I need to be on this mtx all the time
Tue, 1 Apr 2014
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Hi, yes Mtx is one of the most effective medicine in psoriatic arthritis. You need to continue it, until unless, there is any contraindication
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