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Methotrexate - Does it work? How long? Very confused! Help?

On 12/9/10 I was diagnosed by my rheumatologist with Psoriatic Arthritis and Arthritis in my left hip (damage). The pain is severe (9-10 when unmedicated or really undermedicated). I am prescribe ...

Posted 10 Jan 2011 12 answers

Has anyone gotten headaches from methotrexate?

Hi, I started taking just 5 mg. of methotrexate each week for my Seronegative RA. I only did 2 weeks worth and the doctor asked me to hold off until I get the headaches checked out. I do not have a ...

Posted 17 Oct 2012 7 answers

Methotrexate - after 2 yrs still makes tired and depresses, does anyone else feel this way?

I've been taking Methotrexate for two years now, and I still suffer from the side effects every week. I feel more tired than I ever have before, and this lethargy has caused me to gain weight ...

Posted 6 Jun 2012 9 answers

I am ultra sensitive to the sun because of the Methotrexate?

I use lots and lots of sunscreen, longsleeve shirts and broad brim hats but still end up itching and have bumps on my skin. Any answers?

Posted 6 days ago 1 answer

Can I just stop taking methotrexate completely?

Hi I've been on metoject 20mg nearly 2 years for psoriatic arthritis, and it really does not agree with me. My symptoms range from tiredness, dizziness hair thinning and bad stomach cramps ...

Posted 6 Aug 2015 2 answers

Is there a drug that is just as effective but less expensive than Humira?

I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis approximately 7 years ago. After a lengthy trial and error, I was started on Humira 40mg, along with the methotrexate. Now my white count continues to drop ...

Posted 25 Jul 2015 1 answer

Just diagnosed with RA and prescribed Methotrexate and freaking out?

I am 51 and just diagnosed with RA. I think I had this long ago and it went into remission. Symptoms began a few months ago. Finally got in to see a Rheumatologist on Friday. He examined me and by ...

Posted 17 May 2015 6 answers

Methotrexate - What is the cost of methotexate?

I'm to be given 2.5 ml. a week? Does insurance cover this?

Posted 16 Jun 2015 3 answers

Can methotrexate make you nauseous all week long?

Lately I have been nauseous during the day and my intestines feel tender. My rheumatologist said I should only have acid reflux or nausea the day I take it but this is not my case.

Posted 20 Nov 2013 4 answers

So tired.. after taking methotrexate?

I just started methotrexate for RA. I took my first pills on Wednesday, and Friday I was tired, it was just extreme fatique.. Even over slept by 2 hours for work, something I NEVER do, all day long, ...

Posted 26 Apr 2015 1 answer

Do Methotrexate side affect subside?

I, like another gentleman on this website who posed a question about tiredness, just started Methotrexate. I take one dose of 12.5 mg a week. I have never experienced such a feeling of ...

Posted 26 Apr 2015 0 answers

I take methotrexate for my r/a. Any substitutes I can take ?

My doctor is over 100 miles away and can't get to her to get refills. I did the labs requested, but she wants to "see me" for the 5 minutes I spend there. I just can't travel all ...

Posted 24 Apr 2015 2 answers

Do probiotics interfere with rhumitoid arthritis?

Presently on Plaqanel and Methotrexate and want to make sure the probiotic will not interfere with the meds

Posted 24 Apr 2015 1 answer

My father recieved chemotherapy and was administered Methotrexate inerveinously. He was given?

... another medication to flush out his system to ensure that the methotrexate was out of his system before he left the hospital. He was released by his doctor with an elevated level of 8.0 of ...

Posted 7 May 2015 0 answers

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