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Arava Or Methotrexate

Arava Or Methotrexate

Does anyone know if Arava may be any better as far as side effects than Methotrexate?

A myRAteam Member said:

Just wanted to tell you that if you have any questions about the medicines, there is a tab that reads "Treatments" at the top of the page. It appears to list a lot of the drugs & some of the side effects. I personally found a lot of questions were answered there. It give me a lot of new thoughts about some of the drugs. Hopefully it will help you as well. Sending positive vibes for all. (((HUGS)))

posted over 2 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I think mine fell out when I didnt consistanly take the 800mg of folic acid aday with methotrexate. It has gotten better as I was more consciences. Also I’m making sure I use only warm water not hot when I wash my hair.

posted over 2 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I have been taking Methotrexate since 1984.

posted over 2 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Hair loss for me means watching that I take my thyroid replacement at the same time each day and my folic acid.

posted over 2 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Hi all. Been diagnosed 2 years. Been in methotrexate ...yes..i had experienced my hair falling out. I keep up on the folic acid and have not had too much trouble. However I worry about long term side effects with this drug. So I stayed taking curcumin anti inflammatory herb. More vitamin d....c and e and b12. I am getting off the methotrexate. I do take enbrel injection weekly. It seem to help me....especially in the beginning.

posted over 2 years ago
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