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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

Rheumatoid Arthritis - I am experiencing intestinal discomfort with nausea and acid reflux. I take?

... methotrexate, Zoloft, and Diclofenac. Does anyone know which one could be bothering me? I read that methotrexate can cause intestinal tears

Posted 10 days ago 3 answers

Scared to try a medication so strong as methotrexate. I would really appreciate some help?

Hi all! I am very sorry if this turns out to be too long! I really appreciate if you take your time to read it and respond. I have juvenile chronic arthritis but only in my left knee. It started when ...

Posted 14 days ago 0 answers

Can I take zantac while taking methotrexate and plaquenil?

I have an acid stomach and need to take an antacid need help to choose one that won't be a contraindication

Posted 18 days ago 1 answer

If I forgot a dosage can I take it 3 days later?

I TAKE 4 2.5 mg. For rheumatoid arthritis..I''ve been making for 6 nonresIdent time I forgot it. Don't know what to do I

Posted 19 days ago 2 answers

Is it okay to have a casual drink every so often while on methotrexate?

My coworker forgot that I started methotrexate last night and put baileys in my coffee. I feel bad dumping it out so I just want to know if the odd drink of coffee and baileys is really hazardous or ...

Posted 11 Dec 2014 2 answers

Has anyone had vaginal bleeding (spotting) since on methotrexate 7.5 weekly?

I was just started on methotrexate 7.5 weekly along with plaquenil 400 and prednisone 10 (plaquenil is not helping and prednisone is just maintenance) but I have awful headaches, vaginal bleeding and ...

Posted 6 Dec 2014 2 answers

Do I need to wean off of methotrexate before switching to Arriva?

I have RA. (6 years now) I am starting to develop a lot of RA Nodules. Elbow for a couple of years, now they are starting on my hands. There are approx 20 on each hand. I live in an isolated area. I ...

Posted 21 Nov 2014 2 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 - Can MTX trigger an IBS flare-up?

I've been taking MTX for over 3 years for RA with psoriasis and it has consistently upset my colon. I switched from pills to injections, which helped a little but not as much as I'd hoped. ...

Posted 2 Nov 2014 0 answers

I get sudden, vacillating muscle weakness in my legs. It is as though I have walked 50 miles?

I have recently started a new med, Tegretol which I take 150 MG per day. I have been on this new med for almost 1 month. I am also arthritic and take Methotrexate,Enbril, and Celebrex. The Dr checked ...

Posted 29 Oct 2014 0 answers

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