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

Posted 10 Jan 2011 by BionicMike 12 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 6 Jun 2012 by methomeg 13 answers

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 ...

Good & bad food while taking methotrexate?

Posted 10 Jan 2010 by klkofsd 4 answers

Has anyone gotten headaches from methotrexate?

Posted 17 Oct 2012 by Retiredelfin 7 answers

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 ...

Can methotrexate make you nauseous all week long?

Posted 20 Nov 2013 by szar 6 answers

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.

All statins can cause severe muscle/joint pain. I stopped taking Lipitor because of this. Some?

Posted 6 Jul 2013 by zebarig 1 answer

... 'bright' Rheumatologist diagnosed me w/RA and said it was not the Lipitor. After the Methotrexate she gave me almost killed me I threw it and the Lipitor away, and a few months later all pain was gone! I have just started taking Livalo but was advised by a truely good Physician to ...

How long after stopping methotrexate will it be completely out of my system. I take 10mg every 3day?

Posted 17 Sep 2009 by jimako67 2 answers

i have been on methotrexate 10 mgs every 3 days for treatment of servere plaque psoriasis and i require fusion for a spinal problem. this will not be done unless i stop taking the methotrexate. what i need to know is how long will it take to be completely out of my system. i have been taking it for ...

Can methotrexate cause mental or mood changes?

Posted 10 Nov 2012 by Gregsdrugs 3 answers

I am now up to 17.5 mgs a week and am feeling a little mixed-up at times and even fearful of something at times. I also have a sore throat that will not go away. Are these things normal. I have been on methotrexate for 3-3.5 months. I am being treated for Crohn's disease.

I am suppose to take my first dose of methotrexate but I woke up with a cold. Should I take it?

Posted 30 Dec 2017 by Kat1269 2 answers

I am taking it for psoriatic arthritis I also have Diastolic Heart failure, asthma, and hypothyroidism.

Methotrexate - Has any females had hair loss and thining whilst on methetexate ?

Posted 16 Dec 2017 by Shivvy 1 answer

I have had psoriasis since age of 11 i am now 40, i have been through majority of lotions and potions throughout the years, puva was very effective at times of guttate breakouts, i started methetrexate oct 2016 as i was fed up of the breakouts in between dermotology appointments, it took a while to ...

Taking 15mg methotrexate for psoriasis?

Posted 13 Dec 2017 by Jamie1994 2 answers

I’m taking 15mg methotrexate for my psoriasis once a week and today will be my 4th dose. Does anyone know how well it works for psoriasis plaque? I have it on my face, arms, back and scalp. Please let me know with your experience, I don’t suffer from psoriatic arthritis though.

Has anyone experienced trouble with their vision while taking methotrexate?

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by carolynseevers 1 answer

I have been on Enbrel and methotrexate together for 3 months and have noticed that my sight is blurred. It came on me in one day.

Rheumatoid Arthritis - What are the side effects of weaning off methotrexate?

Posted 30 Nov 2017 by Sandyfaucher 1 answer

I have been on methotrexate 15 mg orally for 30 years for RA. Once stabilized on the med, I have had no flares. So my Doctor and I decided to wean off the drug. I reduced the dose to 12.5 mg weekly for 4 weeks, then 10 mg for 2 weeks when general body aches returned, but no joint flares. I am also ...

Methotrexate - does this drug make you feel sick?

Posted 28 Nov 2017 by bunny 555 2 answers

i was prescribed this drug for ra i uded to take 6 once a week but he uped the dose to 8 i now feel really sick all the time could it be the drug ? i also take once a week a frolic acid

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