muscle-icon

Rheumatoid arthritis

Sir.my dad has diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis ACPA levels are 200.normally less than 5.using methotrexate 7.5 mg twice weekly.CAN THIS ACPA COUNT DECREASES ON USING THIS DRUG OR NOT?even though this level is so high.he is complaining of just joint pains and no other symptoms.how many years this drug has to taken?
views-icons 32 Views Bookmark this Answer
Bookmark
v

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C
Orthopedist 19 yrs exp Mumbai

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹300 for 24 hrs

rheumatoid arthritis is autoimmune disease, it will not heal ,we have to control the symptoms of the disease and it's complications by drug therapy,so  treatment is life long
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO