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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.

Good & bad food while taking methotrexate?

Posted 10 Jan 2010 by klkofsd 4 answers

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 ...

Can methotrexate cause mental or mood changes?

Posted 10 Nov 2012 by Gregsdrugs 2 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.

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 ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Lowest dosage of methotrexate?

Posted 11 days ago by davidrn 1 answer

... I currently take 20mg Embrel and 10mg of injectable methotrexate. A few years ago I tried carrying the dosing out as far as I could until I had a flare. I discovered 14 days was to much, but over the past 4 months I have been OK with dosing both medicines every 10 days. My question is ...

I have been on methotrexate 20+ years. Is this safe?

Posted 20 days ago by jab-jam4 2 answers

I've had some side effects but minor--bright red spots on my skin in various places that seem to appear suddenly. I'm still experiencing some hair loss. I also receive Orencia infusions monthly.

Methotrexate - Does methotraxate worsen psoriasis?

Posted 29 Jul 2017 by DannyBoy13 0 answers

I started methotraxate last week and it seems to worsen my psoriasis. I'm also taking folic acid too. I know it's only been a week, but looks worse than when I started methotraxate. Thoughts anyone?

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Is this group active, and is there a chat room?

Posted 14 Jun 2017 by Doreen59 1 answer

I need people to talk to that have RA. , and take methotrexate! Can somebody help me?

I'm on methotrexate and he is switching me to Arava?

Posted 30 May 2017 by Bobbimcgee 1 answer

My hair has thinned out a lot with the methotrexate , is this new drug going to have me lose more? Also, I'm allergic to all penicillins. Should I take this?

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