I was diagnosed with RA just over 6 years ago at the age of 54. The rheumatologist first put me on methotrexate but I had bad side effects from it so I was taken off it after only 3 weeks. At that point she put me on Plaquenil & Enbrel. Currently I take Plaquenil & Orencia as well as Meloxicam.
My best advice is to listen to your body. I still have a lot of fatigue so I rest when I need to & don't push myself to try to get everything done at once like I used to.