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  1. RA anyone?
    ... to it. I have never been on Mobic. Currently on methotrexate . Plaquenil, from the research I did on it, is a relatively...

  2. Do I have a case???
    ... hospitalized for an ectopic pregnancy. I was treated with Methotrexate , which failed. A few days after the shot I began...
    ... hospitalized for an ectopic pregnancy. I was treated with Methotrexate , which failed. A few days after the shot I began...

  3. Any clues
    ... diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy. They gave me methotrexate to dissolve this pregnancy. This was on July 1st...

General Health board

  1. Is it okay to drink on these tablets?
    ... ydroDIURIL Fluconazole (DiFlucan) Lithium (Lithonate) Methotrexate (Rheumatrex) Steroids such as prednisone and hydrocortiso...

Allergies board

  1. Leaky gut STILLLLL
    ... main part of my probs. I have been on Prednisone and Methotrexate for like six months now so god only knows how bad...

  2. severe chronic urticaria
    ... anbd then there is meds like Chemo. Methotrexate and also Neoral. I had one dermatologist wnat to...
    ... anbd then there is meds like Chemo. Methotrexate and also Neoral. I had one dermatologist wnat to...
    ... Warfarin therapy ( Coumidin )....cyclosporin....... Methotrexate .......Azathioprine.......Desloratidine..gold....Vitamin...
    ... will possibly be........plasmapheresis, cyclosporin, methotrexate , or intravenous immunoglobulin. None of them sound...
    ... immunoglobulin injections, plasapheresis, cyclosporin A, methotrexate , or anti- I gE treatments. I have read alot about...
    ... will possibly be........plasmapheresis, cyclosporin, methotrexate , or intravenous immunoglobulin. None of them sound...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Homeopathic cure for synovitis
    ... undergoing conventional treatment whereby i am given methotrexate 10mg weekly. Well, i hope that you people are ... And therefore it needs to be tackled differently. Methotrexate is one drug that can effectively curb abnormal cell...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. let's talk meds for Sjogren's Syndrom....
    ... 1) Methotrexate 2) Plaquinol Who's been on them and how do they...

Pain Management board

  1. Unexplained Joint Pain
    ... would at least help with the pain to include Enbral, methotrexate , percocet,cellabrex, viox, bextra, flexaril to name...

  2. med change
    ... anything and I had to move to the more heavy artillery: methotrexate . I was really upset about having to go on this med...

  3. Considering changing to patch from Avinza
    ... my arthritis under control. Currently I am taking methotrexate and naproxen for it. My primary care physician handles...

  4. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... are other options is plaquenil doesn't work, such as methotrexate and the newer biologics. The thing I would suggest...

  5. Being referred to PM Clinic.....need help!
    ... various things to treat this. We tried Plaquenil, Methotrexate Injections, Cortisone shots etc. and nothing seemed ... to help. The Methotrexate made my hair fall out and left me in the bed for 3...

  6. Question about Meds
    ... I also am on Medication(infusion) for my RA and Methotrexate . My rheum. has been great with giving me my pain medication...
    ... I also am on Medication(infusion) for my RA and Methotrexate . My rheum. has been great with giving me my pain medication...

  7. Would love some advice
    ... that is injected weekly along with a large dose of methotrexate weekly I have developed a lump in my neck that is...

  8. are doctors being fair about pain meds?
    ... take weekly that burn like fire with each jab and the methotrexate (highest dose) per week that leaves me nauseated...

  9. Can anyone tell me about Lyrica
    ... amount of Tylenol in a day. I am also on high doses of Methotrexate and Humeria injection for my RA. I am hoping that...

  10. Stim Trial Nerves & General Bad Day
    ... Meds), Xanex (anxiety), Celexa (depression), Enbrel & Methotrexate (Rheum Arthritis), Topomax (migraines & nerve pain...

  11. severe pain from rhematiod arthritis
    ... with RA a year ago and take humeria injections and methotrexate these used to treat RA. The only pain meds I was given...
    ... have actually just increased both the Humeria and the methotrexate . I am hopeing that I receive some relief, RA is tricky...

  12. Toughing it out - long term Med plan?
    ... My Rheum DOES have me on chemo meds - Rhemicade and Methotrexate for my RA... ugh!!! Want is your take on the...

  13. Vicodin Side Effects
    ... treatment as well. (I've been told that Vincristine, Methotrexate can also cause those kinds of effects at high doses...

  14. TK and anyone else with Carpal Tunnel...
    ... has access about the newest meds (I'm on Rhemicade, Methotrexate , and sulfasizine). I am SO NOT trying to diagnoise...

  15. Help. No relief from chronic pain
    ... matologist today who is starting me on chemotherapy drugs - methotrexate . I'm nervous. He said it will help with the joint...
    ... many pain issues and wish you quick relief. I take methotrexate for my Rheumatoid Arthritis. I take 40mg at one time ... your rheumatologist. I wish you much luck with the methotrexate ... the side effects I experienced did dramaticly subside...
    ... Thanks. I am now on my second week of methotrexate . I have my referral to the PM doctor; I'm just waiting...

  16. I need a longer acting muscle relaxer
    ... medication for gout, drugs used for diabetes, methotrexate . Aspirin is an ingredient in many over-the-counter...

  17. Over medicated ?
    ... well. The meds are: Remicade infusions, weekly Methotrexate shots, Celebrex, Neurontin, Hydrocodone-10, and a...
    ... juice while you are on Duragesic. Remicade and Methotrexate together may make you more suseptable to getting an...
    ... juice while you are on Duragesic. Remicade and Methotrexate together may make you more suseptable to getting an...

Rare Disorders board

  1. ear cartilage pain
    ... stopped taking a low dose chemotherapy med called methotrexate due to a bad case of labrynthitis (inner ear inflammation...

  2. My DD was DX with PFAPA
    ... Colchicine doesn't work. They will use either Enbrel, or methotrexate , and there is another, newer drug that is helping...

  3. Sternocostoclavicular Hyperostosis
    ... by insurance - drugs that are common to arthritis. Methotrexate is one because it is cheaper than the others. No ... might not help me and visa versa. I may require less methotrexate than you do, as another example. Any drug you take...

  4. neurological probs?bruising?arthritic sympts.
    ... marriage and everyone around me. I'm on chemo now ( methotrexate week 4) 12.5 dose and a lidocaine 5% patch for the...

  5. Eosinophilic Fasciitis
    ... eos. gastroenteritis). His chemo was switched from Methotrexate (IM) to Imuran (PO). The medical bills are horrendous...

  6. Coping with undiagnosed disease
    ... rheumy. I am tired of all the nonsense! First it was Methotrexate and I had to take, but that made me ill so he removed ... visit i am now having to take ALL of the above --- methotrexate (10 tabs a week), folic acid, plasmoquin, salazopyrine...

Skin Problems board

  1. lichen planus
    ... spring and several new spots appeared. I did switch to Methotrexate for a short time, but couldn't continue it due to...

  2. Need Advice with Eczema
    ... fine. As a long term solution, taking a dose of methotrexate once a week can be very effective, and quite safe ... Dermatologists has a monograph on it... google Eczema + methotrexate ...

  3. Angry, itchy, peeling palms
    ... pills.....and also, fyi, can have bad interaction with methotrexate . Ummmm............... I'm so sorry you are still...
    ... will stop taking plaquenil and will be started on Methotrexate . I pray that it stops this madness. It hit me the...
    ... just wanted to tell you, in case you don't know, that methotrexate is an okay drug. Please do not be afraid of it, because...
    ... to get a consensus on whether or not to start me on methotrexate . It seems to be a no-brainer since nothing else has...
    ... Thank you once again for your support. I have been on Methotrexate for a few months now and my skin and scalp lesions...
    ... All to no avail. :( After a month or so of taking methotrexate I began to see the skin on my hands and scalp improve ... **Just a side note....my Doc tried to decrease my Methotrexate dose. Unfortunately, after a few months I was beginning...

Share Your Infertility Story board

  1. ~~Our Journey~~
    ... BFP on the first try. Ectopic pregnancy and I had methotrexate shots to stop the pregnancy and to prevent damage...

Arthritis board

  1. 23 with arthritis?
    ... disease, pain relievers only mask the symptoms. There's Methotrexate , Plaquenil, Arava, Minocin or Sulfasalazine. More...
    ... a collie) several medications can cause hair loss, methotrexate most notably, but the big problem is . . . so does...

  2. Frustrated and need advice, please....
    ... re doc about some of the other early stage DMARDs - Methotrexate , Arava, or Minocin. As far as the NSAIDs go, it...

  3. Psa progression
    ... the option to double my enbrel dose or start taking methotrexate again. taking more meds could cause my platelet levels...
    ... questions and not answering yours. as I understand, Methotrexate and Enbrel will help stop the progression of the disease...

  4. my dr. thinks I have RA - need advice
    ... that those with RA are often treated with drugs like Methotrexate . Your doctor will be able to determine the degree...

  5. I have RA - treatment
    ... Your methotrexate (MTX) dosage is average and it's normal to slowly ... the excess mtx my body didn't use. It's this excess methotrexate that causes most of the side effects. Wow, she...
    ... OK I was diagnosed in June. I started with methotrexate and was on 15 mg a week. I felt somewhat better but...

  6. Inflammatory Arthritis
    ... disease modifying drug, a DMARD, like one of these: methotrexate , arava, plaquenil, minocin, enbrel, humira, remicade...
    ... I supposed to call him about flareups and that my Methotrexate isn't really doing it's job, or do I just wait for...

  7. Finally an official diagnosis~!!!
    ... ray of your hands and feet and get you started on methotrexate and I will see you in a month and we will see how...

  8. RA - Early symptoms?
    ... eveyone, l have just found out l have RA and am now on Methotrexate and folic acid plus as many painkillers as l can take...
    ... eveyone, l have just found out l have RA and am now on Methotrexate and folic acid plus as many painkillers as l can take...
    ... all with some success. I was on Plaquinil for years, methotrexate for years, NSAIDs, and steroids. I do want to urge ... you are on Plaquinil and liver function tests if on methotrexate . Even if they work and you feel better, please take ... origin is probably due to a fungal infection but the methotrexate could have played a role as well. In my paranoia...

  9. Systemic JRA or Still's anyone?
    ... them isn't a horse at all.;) I'm on Orencia + methotrexate right now but I've been on tons of other meds too...
    ... them isn't a horse at all.;) I'm on Orencia + methotrexate right now but I've been on tons of other meds too ... wants to make sure I'm healthy enough to start on Methotrexate ! I'm so excited to try this because naproxen...
    ... eventually they found he had RA. Hes also been on methotrexate . That shud help stop joint damage and control the...

  10. Plaquenil - side effects???
    ... But I am pretty sure there are other DMARDS like methotrexate for PA and RA. Hopefully someone else who has more...

  11. Metotraxate
    ... up w/ liver damage, but it could have been from the methotrexate or something else. Drs. aren't really sure. So I don ... 't take methotrexate any more....
    ... My mom has RA, and lupus. She takes methotrexate for the RA. There have been a couple of days she didn ... was worse than dealing with the side effects of the methotrexate . I'm glad she is taking it, it greatly helps her pain...

  12. I am taking meds for RA and ...
    ... medications: Prednisone, Rx strenght Folic Acid and Methotrexate . I also take some Pain medication due to my failed ... medicaition? I also would like to know how much of Methotrexate are you taking and for how long? I am on week 4th...
    ... I take 8 pills at 5 mg each of methotrexate every Sunday. I take folic acid and calcium with vitamin...
    ... in and see how you are doing. I am no longer on the Methotrexate but when I was taking it I did get tired usually the...

  13. Please help! Osteoarthtis? Fibromyalgia? Why won't my doc help me?
    ... that you get a second opinion. They put me on 15mg of Methotrexate and 50 mg of Ultram 3 times a day. I have just started...
    ... with teeny doses of minicin (I had to be started on methotrexate at least for awhile) then he'll switch me to the minicin...

  14. Methotextrate ....
    ... listen to you and is helping you now. I was on Methotrexate last year but had to be pulled off of it when I ended ... that my immune system had been compromised due to the Methotrexate which caused me to be unable to fight the infection ... . Actually the Methotrexate was really helping my pain and I didn't realize how ... made me swell so bad. I really wish I could take the Methotrexate because it really did help so I hope you get great...
    ... enough to make me go to the doctor. I always took my Methotrexate (15 mg) on Sunday nights and my Folic acid on Friday ... night and I started throwing up I figured it was the Methotrexate . I was up all night vomiting, high fever, terrible...
    ... soon. I wondered if I could take the injection of Methotrexate but he never even suggested it. Stef hang in there ... and I hope you can get some help with the Methotrexate because it really did help my pain and swelling in...

  15. New to this board - my RA story
    ... me on Mobic but I couldn't take that and really the Methotrexate really helped my pain so I thought he would go back...

  16. Help with psoriatic arthritis
    ... at all, I was on it for 8 months. I was then put on Methotrexate (these are all DMARDS) and I was on this for 6 months ... baby. The DMARDS were not successful at all. The methotrexate and leflunomide made my hair fall out in clumps as...

  17. What can anyone tell me about Enbrel?
    ... that the results seem to be much better if you take a methotrexate /enbrel combination, really good reports out there ... anything at this point, unfortunately I cannot take methotrexate due to problems with the liver so couldn't do the...

  18. Methotrexate (sp?)
    ... HIya everyone im 23 an have ra.i have been on methotrexate since april first i was put on the tablet form in...

  19. RA feedback needed
    ... Bumps on palms of hand (RA) recently diagnosed & on 3 Methotrexate a day.. I have the bumps on out 'outside' of my palms...

  20. what are the side effects of taking methotextrate
    ... GENERIC NAME: methotrexate BRAND NAMES: Rheumatrex, Trexall DRUG CLASS AND ... MECHANISM: Methotrexate is classified as an antimetabolite drug which means ... such as cancer of the breast and psoriasis. Recently, methotrexate has been shown to be effective in inducing miscarriage ... in patients with ectopic pregnancy. This effect of methotrexate is attributed to its action of killing the rapidly ... (59° to 86°F), avoid light. PRESCRIBED FOR: Methotrexate is used for cancer treatment generally in higher doses ... often administered intravenously or intramuscularly. Methotrexate is used to treat psoriasis, an inflammatory skin disease ... including polymyositis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Methotrexate has been used to induce miscarriage in patients with ... ectopic pregnancies. DOSING: Methotrexate may be taken with or without food. For rheumatoid ... arthritis and psoriasis, the dose of methotrexate is given WEEKLY, by injection or orally. For psoriasis ... anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) before or during methotrexate treatment may result in serious adverse events because ... NSAIDS may increase the blood concentrations of methotrexate . Combining methotrexate with drugs that adversely ... additional liver or kidney toxicity. PREGNANCY: Methotrexate should not be used in pregnancy, as it can be toxic ... in either partner. Male patients should stop taking methotrexate at least 3 months prior to a planned conception and ... ovulatory cycle before conception. NURSING MOTHERS: Methotrexate is excreted in breast milk and should not be used ... by nursing mothers. SIDE EFFECTS: Methotrexate can be well tolerated, but also can cause severe toxicity ... sores, stomach upset, and low white blood counts. Methotrexate can cause severe toxicity of the liver, kidneys and ... drowsiness which may resolve if the dose is lowered. Methotrexate can cause itching, skin rash, dizziness, and hair...

  21. Methotrexate.
    ... sounds more of a maintenance dose. I am on 15 mg of methotrexate , and it has helped me tremendously. I am thrilled ... it. I had flu-like symptoms from the Imuran. The methotrexate takes about 4-6 wks. before you will see results. ... Or, do you believe that you feel worse from the methotrexate ?...
    ... When I went on Methotrexate I will admit I was a little concerned about the possible ... and E-coli infection. I was eventually taken off the methotrexate and I am really hurting a lot. My rheumatologist has ... can't believe how much better my joints felt on the Methotrexate . Give it some time and I hope it will work for you...

  22. Temporal Arteritis
    ... also taking 7.5 mg (which has it's side effects) of Methotrexate weekly. I don't mean to scare you but by all...

  23. Symptoms of R.A.? (runs in family)
    ... Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) these include Methotrexate (MTX), Minocin, Arava, Plaquenil and Imuran. They ... These are also DMARDs and are used alone or with Methotrexate . I know it's a long wait till August. Ack! :)...

  24. RA... Cant Take NSAIDS
    ... attacking joints. Some are called Remicade, Humira, and methotrexate . Most of them are pretty new, you can talk to the...

  25. RA nodules under elbows
    ... But, they are all treated the same way. I take methotrexate , and it really helps. You may have rheumatoid nodules...

  26. psoriatic arthritis
    ... similar to rheumatoid arthritis. Medications like methotrexate , steroids, NSAIDs and sulfa drugs, etc; but also the...
    ... about ireland but I had to have one). I have taken methotrexate but was very poorly on that, sulphasalazine was given...
    ... I lost a lot of my hair two years ago after taking methotrexate and the drug I am on now is making it very thin (another...
    ... pustular psoriasis. I also had horrible fatigue. I tried Methotrexate , Remicaide, Humaria, and others with no luck. Enbrel...
    ... I was diagnosed about 1 1/2 years ago, and started methotrexate . Unfortunately I had a terrible reaction and my arthritis...

  27. Elderly mother with rheumatoid, inflammatory arthritis
    ... very beginning, her Arthritis Doc wanted her to try Methotrexate , but she was afraid & couldn't get to the doctor to...

  28. Frustrated!!! New to board.
    ... nothing seems to be working. My doc. wants to put me on Methotrexate but I'm not sure if that is the path I want to take...
    ... having gold injections. Gold has now been replaced with Methotrexate which is tolerated better. I have been on a course ... of Methotrexate and folic acid for eight months now with now side...

  29. Plaquenil
    ... medications. He is currently on prednisone (spelling?) and methotrexate (spelling?). Very little relief. I was reading about...
    ... bad. I took it combination with other meds including methotrexate , arava and imuran. I stopped taking it to try Enbrel...

  30. Methotrexate?
    ... question I thought I should tell you my experience with Methotrexate . I was diagnosed with RA last year, I am 59 yrs old ... My first visit with the rheumatologist he put me on Methotrexate (15 mg)(every Sunday night) and 1 mg of Folic acid ... but I didn't know how much until I had to go off the methotrexate . I ended up coming down with severe polynephritis ... caused by my immune system being compromised due to the Methotrexate . The doctors said a normal person should have been ... My rheumatologist didn't want to believe that the Methotrexate weakened my immune system but everything pointed to...
    ... Thanks so much for your input! Your doses of Methotrexate and folic acid are the same as mine. I'm trying to...
    ... can order some more testing. Good luck with the Methotrexate because I know it can help with the pain or it did...

  31. Pa!
    ... but it didnt do anything for me. I then went on the methotrexate and had severe reactions to that. Since then I have...

  32. Hip pain...really BAD pains...
    ... quickly. Nadine:) Hi Nadine, I have RA and take methotrexate but the pain in my hip and leg are very bad now and...
    ... [QUOTE=jaik2;3572947] I have RA and take methotrexate but the pain in my hip and leg are very bad now and...
    ... I have RA and my dr. wants to put me on methotrexate . I"m scared to start. How has your experience been ... diagnosed in 80. I'm 37. Dr. wants to put me on methotrexate to prevent further hip deterioration, which is very...

  33. Enbrel questions
    ... My regimin began with prednisone, an NSAID, and methotrexate . After about a year we added enbrel. We tried taking ... me off of methotrexate and found that I did better when the methotrexate...

  34. Humira vs. Embril ?
    ... arthritis. I also have osteoarthritis. I tried prednisone, methotrexate , Humira, and Remicade. None of them worked. My arthritis...

  35. psoriatic arthritis!
    ... sulphasalazine and anti inflammatories, then went on to methotrexate which caused major side effects for me (not everyone ... and ended up in hosptial. I am not allowed to take methotrexate now. All these drugs have side effects but your hubby...

  36. Prednisone
    ... Hi, When I took methotrexate and then went on to leflunomide, I got a large brown...

  37. chronic rheumatoid arthritis
    ... and nothing has worked. He would like to put me on Methotrexate but I'm not quite sure if that is the path I want...

  38. Methotrexate side effects after a year
    ... arthritis, I am 50, and have had it for 5 years. I took methotrexate for 6 months when first diagnosed, it made me sick ... blood tests results are fine. If your mum is finding methotrexate is making her poorly, it may be an idea to reconsider...

  39. rheumatoid arthritis
    ... little difficult as the pain is awful.now on medication methotrexate amongst other pills.i live a healthy life work in...
    ... you most affected at the moment? I see you are on methotrexate , are you taking anything else? If you have any other...
    ... gibberish but I know what I mean!!! lol). I have taken methotrexate in the past, but side effects were not good for me ... you feel you ought to. How are you feeling on the methotrexate ? Sorry, rambling on, will stop. Ronnie :)...
    ... say i wont be in.hopefully the tablets work.With the methotrexate i cant believe the side effects that you can have...
    ... reading through all these threads ppl saying how much methotrexate they take i have eight pills a week.this seems alot...
    ... of them, that's what family is there for. I took 8 methotrexate once a week along with the folic acid and arava and ... started on the enbrel, I was able to stop taking the methotrexate . My dr is old fashioned and really belived in the ... old medicine and methotrexate has been around for a really long time. I dont remember...
    ... but nothing seems to work. Doc wants to put me on Methotrexate but I'm not sure about it yet......just want some...

  40. medrol dose packs for psoriatic arthritis
    ... Have you tried once weekly methotrexate ?...
    ... of choice. Can no longer afford enbrel, have heard methotrexate has serious side effects (per current dr. thats dosing...
    ... little jobs when feel a bit better. I have been on methotrexate (upset my liver and my hair started to fall out) came...
    ... little jobs when feel a bit better. I have been on methotrexate (upset my liver and my hair started to fall out) came...


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