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Posted 10 Jan 2011 • 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 ...
Posted 6 Jun 2012 • 14 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 ...
Posted 16 Jul 2012 • 5 answers
Posted 20 Nov 2013 • 7 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.
Posted 10 Jan 2010 • 4 answers
Posted 17 Oct 2012 • 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 ...
Posted 17 Sep 2009 • 2 answers
I have been on methotrexate 10 mg every 3 days for treatment of severe plaque psoriasis and I require fusion for a spinal problem. The spinal fusion 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 ...
Posted 5 Feb 2011 • 6 answers
... before it starts working? Does it make the pain go away completely?
Posted 18 Oct 2011 • 12 answers
I am finally getting ready to start Benlysta for my Lupus! Its been a 10 year uphill battle with steroids, plaquenil, methotrexate, etc... (all failing). Well, except for the wonderful world of steroids which has caused me 50 lbs in weight gain... so, finally one more month! Anything great or ...
Posted 10 Nov 2012 • 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.
Posted 6 Jul 2013 • 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 ...
Posted 26 Aug 2009 • 7 answers
... medications cause problems with my kidneys?
Posted 25 Jun 2013 • 7 answers
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?
Posted 29 Dec 2010 • 8 answers
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 ...
Posted 9 Apr 2010 • 10 answers
... prednisone, methotrexate, and celebrex. My stomach has been bothering me and I have been having these pins and needles feelings for a bit now. I just wen to teh doc yesterday and they did some blood work and want to try something else. I have been on these for well over a year now.
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