Methotrexate 'might benefit' knee OA with inflammation

The agent could be considered if usual treatment fails, researchers say after a randomised trial

AusDoc brings you the latest news from the American College of Rheumatology virtual congress 2020.


Oral methotrexate significantly improves physical function in patients who have knee osteoarthritis with inflammation, a study shows.

In a trial of 249 patients with primary radiographic-confirmed knee osteoarthritis (OA) with joint swelling and six months or more of pain, rheumatologists in Kolkata, India, compared methotrexate 15-20mg a week with a placebo substitute,

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