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Does methotrexate cause weight gain?

What effect does leflunomide, prednisone and TNFi on weight?

How long does it take for methotrexate to work?

How long can you take methotrexate for? How long does methotrexate work?

Why should I take folic acid with methotrexate?

How do I know if methotrexate is working for rheumatoid arthritis?

How long does methotrexate stay in your system?

How does methotrexate work for ectopic pregnancy?

What are the different brands of methotrexate?

What dosage forms are available? What conditions do they treat?

I have been diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica & am about to start taking Methotrexate(MTT)?

Since the Prednisone (10mg daily) alone is not reducing the inflammation of the disease, as per my CRP blood test results, my Doctor has recommended the Methotrexate. But as I read the side effects of the drug, I am on the fence as to if I should take the MTT or deal with the pain. Has anyone had... read more

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 and become somewhat depressed. I'm normally a very active and energetic person and I don't... read more

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 100mcg of Fentanyl and methotrexate and meloxicam for analgesic relief and lamotrigine (like... read more

Hydroxychloroquine - thigh muscle weakness?

I took Plaquenil for Sjogren's Syndrome. It got so I couldn't walk up a curb without help before I switched to oral Methotrexate. My peripheral neuropathy actually went away too, and my rheumy thinks it was a rare, toxic side-effect of the Plaquenil. Has anyone else had that happen?

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.

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 headache hx. and they started almost immediately after starting. I still have these headaches almost... read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis - I am on Methotrexate, requip, folic acid, and prednisone. Will any of these?

... medications cause problems with my kidneys?

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