Decision Aid Summary
|Title||I have never taken medication for rheumatoid arthritis before. Should I take methotrexate (Rheumatrex®) alone or with other disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs for rheumatoid arthritis?|
|Audience||Adults with rheumatoid arthritis who has never taken methotrexate or any disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.|
|Options included||Methotrexate (Rheumatrex®) alone.
Methotrexate (MTX) plus other Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Discuss other options with a health care provider.
|Year of last update or review||2011|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.