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Methotrexate: the gold standard without standardisation
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    Methotrexate, the gold standard?
    • Cornelia F. Allaart, MD
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ben A.C. Dijkmans, VUMC Amsterdam, Tom W.J. Huizinga, LUMC Leiden, Pit J.S.M. Kerstens, JBI Amsterdam

    Dear editor,

    The editorial of colleagues Kay and Westhovens on the 3 E project about use of methotrexate makes some excellent points on the position of methotrexate in our daily practice, especially in the first 2 paragraphs.
    The fact that apparently methotrexate remains the initial preferred antirheumatic drug rests on perceived efficacy, an acceptable safety profile, and maybe predominantly on low...

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