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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

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 7 days ago 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 12 days ago 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

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

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

Oral and Dental Conditions - Oral and Dental Questions?

I am on methotrexate (.8mg week by injection) for rheumatoid arthritis. I have been prescribed clavulin for an abcess in my mouth after having a molar pulled can I stay on my methotrexate while ...

Posted 20 Sep 2014 3 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

Why do doctors prescribe methotrexate while on remicade ?

I have Hidradenitis Supportiva I am on Remicade 300mg off label use starting at 0,2,4 then every 4 weeks. My specialist wants to start me on methotrexate in conjunction with the remicade, I have had ...

Posted 31 Aug 2014 1 answer

My son has been on Methotrexate for 3 years for Psorisis. He is wondering if this immunesupressant?

drug would have any affect on the outcome of an HIV Antibody test. He has tested Negative... but is wondering if the Methotrexate could in any way alter the results of the test.

Posted 11 Sep 2014 0 answers

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