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 if I should be extremely adamant about not drinking any alcohol at all.
Hi there. I have been on methotrexate, as well as TNF-a blockers(Humira, Remicade, etc.), for many years. My rhuematologist told me that a glass of wine, once a week is probably not going to do me any harm. (What I have noticed is that when my liver enzymes are up in my blood work it's been when I've not had any wine for weeks. ??) If I were you, to be safe, I'd discuss it with healthcare provider, look at the research, and make an informed decision, knowing all of the risks. What has worked, or not, been safe, or not, for me may, or may not, be safe, or work for you. I wish you good health and smooth sailing.
Take care and be well! Lady of Howard
- Methotrexate Information for Consumers
- Methotrexate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Methotrexate (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 16 Dec 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 12 Oct 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 19 Jul 2011 • 3 answers
Posted 13 Aug 2013 • 1 answer
Posted 29 Jul 2017 • 0 answers