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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 11 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 ...

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 4 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 ...

Methotrexate and Headache?

Posted 29 Aug 2016 by trustingsoul 0 answers

I recently started taking 10 mg of methotrexate weekly for RA. I take it on Saturday mornings so that if I am tired the next day is Sunday and I can rest. For the last 3 weeks I noticed that I am getting a headache Sunday night that lasts throughout Monday. Could this be a side effect of the ...

Methotrexate - Very Nervous about this new medication?

Posted 5 Jul 2016 by SharonGayle 3 answers

I am on my 2nd week of methotrexate for my psoriatic arthritis. My dermatologist started me, the first week, on 3/2.5mg tablets once a week, followed by a folic acid pill 1mg/once a day. I've been reading all the question and answer forums on the drug and I am so nervous about taking it!!! ...

Apo means the pills are generic right?

Posted 5 Aug 2016 by kikimizer 1 answer

Can i get methotrexate that is not generic

Anyone else intolerant to the chemo?

Posted 12 Jul 2016 by Pepsigirlno1 1 answer

I was,diagnosed with RA, when in fact I was suffering from long term Lymes infection as well as two co-infections. After methotrexate / Embrel, I was switched to Humira and another chemo med, (I cannot think of the name). I had no results, was tested for Lymes by a Lymes literate doctor, and ...

Methotrexate and exzema?

Posted 10 Jul 2016 by inventory 1 answer

Have been on methotrexate a little over 4 months. It is a low dose and Dr. says it sometimes takes 3 or more months. Recently it has broken out on my arms also. Any suggestions

1991 took 6 treatments of 5fu, methotrexate & decadron return to work for 9 years then got sick?

Posted 17 Jul 2016 by spiritflower 0 answers

from chemo. It is now 2016 and I just keep getting sicker there are no meds to help me with aches and pains or depression because of the chemo, doctors will not talk to me about all of this, is there anyone out there with the same issues

Has anyone started getting headaches after taking Methotrexate for 2 months?

Posted 23 Jun 2016 by Dee214 0 answers

Hi all! I've been taking 10 mg Methotrexate once a week for severe psoriasis. I'm also taking Folic Acid supplement each day as advised to combat side effects. I only have tiredness and a general "bla" feeling the day of and the day after I take my dose, then I'm fine the ...

Methotrexate - I currently take 25MG in the MXT shot every week. I am currently 5 days late from my?

Posted 16 Jun 2016 by BDawne 1 answer

... period and had sex with my husband almost 3 weeks ago and have been still taking the shot since then. I read where it can cause miscarriages and birth defects. Is this true?

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