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Can methotrexate make you nauseous all week long?

Posted 20 Nov 2013 by szar 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.

My son was recently prescribed methotrexate by his rheumatologist.

Posted 18 Jul 2018 by Tiger56 1 answer

My son was recently prescribed methotrexate by his rheumatologist. He is a type 1 diabetic and cannot take prednisone. His diagnosis is Stage 2 Sarcoidosis. Based on the reviews I've read on the methotrexate I'm concerned about the side effects of the medication. Would Remicade be a ...

Can people with liver disease take Cymbalta?

Posted 2 Mar 2018 by Susanli 0 answers

I have varices caused by NAFLD. The drug description that comes with Cymbalta warns those with liver disease against taking it . My Rheumatologist wants me to take it for fibromyalgia and anxiety.

My doctor wanted to cut my dose of Celebrex. Why 3 days later am I back in pain?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by CherieBrown 1 answer

I was taking 2 doses per day of 200mg Celebrex for Non-radioactive Axial spondyloarthritis. I was on it for 2 months and was really feeling good. At my last visit on Tuesday, my rheumatologist said, let’s cut the dose and try one a day. I did and 3 days later I’m in terrible pain. Any ...

Sjogren's Syndrome - Hi odd question about fruit... I've had trouble swallowing fruit as sour?

Posted 23 Sep 2017 by LindNC 0 answers

... sensation is painful! currently waiting to get into see rheumatologist to verify SS. But .7 on one antibody 1.5 on other. Positive ANA and one anti-smith positive -but most symptoms I've had most of my life(50+) Should I mention sour issue? I had tonsils and adenoids removed and it ...

Has anyone had a fibromyalgia flare after having major surgery? I need to have scoliosis surgery and

Posted 26 Jul 2016 by DancnDar 5 answers

... my orthopedic, my rheumatologist and even my son's rheumatologist say I will definitely have a major fibromyalgia flare up from the surgery. I am so scared and have been holding off the surgery for a year now. My pain doctor has been doing minor procedures to try and help keep the pain ...

What is the best medicine for lupus symptoms given that I recently had cataract surgery?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by katherinehuber 0 answers

I am 58 years old. I have high DNA and ANA results. My rheumatologist hasn't diagnosed lupus yet. I had one cortisone shot 4 months ago in my right wrist and have been taking prednisone for the last 14 days. Both worked great. Currently only sporadic and mild joint pain. My rheumatologist ...

If you have only started methylprednisolone on the first day and only had 3 tablets, can you safely?

Posted 18 Oct 2016 by rparson 0 answers

... stop at this point as I am waiting to hear back from rheumatologist?

Adalimumab - Is there help for those on a fixed income with getting Humira?

Posted 31 Aug 2016 by punfun123 2 answers

I have been off Humira since the first of this year because of my medical insurance changed. My current rheumatologist has increased my dosage of metrotrexate to .8 ml. At this time she is requesting I go back on Humira but I can not afford it. Is there help for people like me? Please advise. ...

Humira for Mild Psoriasis?

Posted 12 Jul 2016 by thejordancrew 1 answer

Hi. I've been dealing with a flare since January. I am 90% better. Just dealing with scalp and under army areas and some elbow joint pain. My rheumatologist wants to start me on Humira. I'm not sure I should since I have improved a great deal. He said to give it 12 Weekes on Humira. ...

Does MTX cause flushing in the face? This is a new side effect for me?

Posted 8 Jul 2016 by asterken 1 answer

I had my 8th round of MTX today. I am being treated for RA and Ankylosing Spondylitis. My face looks severely sunburned. I have not been in the sun since last weekend. My Rheumatologist is non responsive so asking him will be in vain.

Why am I always unbearable hot?

Posted 13 May 2016 by mal_bea 3 answers

So back in October of 2015 (when I was 18) I was but on cymbalta for depression and fibromyalgia by my rheumatologist. The first two weeks I was put on 30 mg which I was fine on it. Then he wanted to bump me up to a 60mg. This made me extremely hot. And I'm not just talking about over heating ...

What will take the horrific anxiety away that has occurred in the last 3 weeks from gabapentin?

Posted 23 Mar 2016 by uslady 4 answers

I am a female, 60 years old and have psoriatic and rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. Three months ago my rheumatologist added 300mg of Gabapentin to my daily treatment to help alleviate pain along with my Enbrel. He increased the dosage to 600mg three weeks ago. I developed horrific anxiety ...

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