Methotrexate (MTX)

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Drug Name Methotrexate (MTX)
Brand Name Metoject®, Rheumatrex®, Methoxtrexate Sodium®, generics
Drug Type Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug (DMARD)
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