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Old 05-18-2010, 06:02 PM   #2
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Re: Ever stopped a flare-up with methotrexate?

Yes I used 25mg for 2 years and is working very good for my DM

Originally Posted by 1lalaland View Post
Has anyone ever successfully stopped a flare-up with methotrexate only? I had a dm flare(CK around 200) while on 10 mg/week of methotrexate and no prednisone. My rheumi wants to increase methotrexate to 20 mg/wk and no prednisone. Just wondering if this has ever worked for anyone without the prednisone to start off? Thanks.