OTREXUP™ (methotrexate) injection approved by the FDA

Methotrexate Injection Approved by FDA

OTREXUP™ (methotrexate) injection was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

It is indicated for adults with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis, or children with active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis who have failed first line therapies. It is also indicated for severe, recalcitrant, disabling psoriasis.

Pregnancy Concerns Among Women with Rheumatoid Arthirits and Lupus

Pregnancy

Many autoimmune diseases have a female predominance. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are no exception. Both of these diseases can affect young women in their reproductive years, but little is known about the impact of RA and SLE on a woman’s opinion regarding pregnancy or, further, how this translates into family planning.