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  1. Crmo
    ... these kids have an overactive immune system and the methotrexate is used to calm the immune system down. For cancer ... patients, methotrexate is often given in very high doses but with CRMO kids ... found out she was allergic to the sulfa. She then took methotrexate for six weeks but we didn't have any success with ... completely different drug and one that is very expensive. Methotrexate is much cheaper and the insurance companies generally ... comply with the doctor's orders. If you move past the methotrexate , and decide to use Enbrel, Humira, or the like, your ... TB test annually while on Enbrel. If you go to the methotrexate , just make sure she's seeing her doctor for the regular...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Naproxen Piroxicam Sulfasalazine humira

  2. Continous chronic pain
    ... positive for both. Now he is on remicade infusions, methotrexate and growth hormone and doing much better. Good luck...
    Medications also discussed in this post: remicade

  3. Another Child with CRMO
    ... Brisbane often for treatment. My son is taking 20mg Methotrexate once week, folic acid, vitamin D, Calcium, and Phosphate...
    ... capsules, etc. My doctors are recommending I start methotrexate but I am unwilling to take this medication until my ... my pregnancy if I get pregnant after being on the methotrexate due to possible birth defects, and that if I decide ... to go on the methotrexate that I should consider having my tubes tied. I...
    ... for six months and started treatment in April 2007. Methotrexate 15mg once a week orally, pamidroenate infusions every ... and Phosphate one a day every day. He just had his methotrexate dose increased to 20mg a week. He will have treatment...
    ... methotrxate. She also suggested trying remicade and methotrexate first since my son also has crohn's disease. He is ... now on remicade and methotrexate with Gabbepentin because he got neuropathy in his...
    ... sulfa drugs (as well as penicillin). In March, it was methotrexate 20mg, oral with the requisite folic acid supplements ... getting the best of her. The fourth week, we switched to methotrexate injections and continued for another three weeks. ... My instincts tell me that we should give the methotrexate a little more time. While she says it did nothing...
    ... appetite. As for the big meds (prednisone, Enbrel, methotrexate , etc.), I agree you have to be careful. Prednisone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic pamidronate Enbrel Prednisone remicade Omeprazole Penicillin Sulfasalazine naprosyn Prilosec

  4. Possible CRMO diagnosis
    ... steriods sulfzalazine and pemidronate and is now on methotrexate . She did have a few months while on this drug pain...
    ... effects I'm sure you're aware of too. I also started methotrexate just a few weeks ago which also has it's fair share ... is probably the best choice for both of us. If the methotrexate does not cause any major improvement I am also preparing ... starting to become ineffective for me, and now moving to methotrexate . These have been combined with the prednisolone all...
    ... of the body building up antibodies to the drug, and methotrexate is the most commonly used. As with my treatment plan ... probably the biggest gamble. We're currently hoping methotrexate alone will work (allow us to stop cyclosporin and...
    ... where we go to from there. We also have the script for Methotrexate but I am a bit scared about that one as well. What...
    ... what they are and there aren't too many unknowns. Methotrexate is a much more potent drug and I'm not really the ... daughter is with needles, but we chose to have the methotrexate injected by my GP as this can reduce the side effects ... this may be something to at least consider. Although methotrexate is usually given in tablet form, when it is used to...
    ... works well for your daughter. I am taking 15mg/week of methotrexate currently with the aim to build up to 25mg/week this ... is a little consumer medical information sheet on methotrexate (and corticosteroids which includes prednisolone) ... this won't let me post. If she does go ahead with methotrexate it is also important she takes additional folic acid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: remicade infliximab pamidronate Folic

  5. My son has CRMO - He is in constant pain now.
    ... I live in the UK my 15 year old daughter is on methotrexate which she has every week by injection. have you tried...
    ... CRMO. My son too is on lots of medicine, he is on Methotrexate injections once a week, leucovorin, naproxen, and...
    ... haven't been on here in some time. My son has been on methotrexate by I.V. every 4 weeks when he gets Remicade infusions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Sulfasalazine pamidronate Naproxen remicade

  6. Crmo
    ... gone through NSAID and sulfasalazine. Currently on methotrexate . What treatment options have worked for others? ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Sulfasalazine


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