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How Many People Are Still Taking Methotrexate?

How Many People Are Still Taking Methotrexate?

My Family Doctor was discussing all of the Medications I am taking.
He said some of his RA patients stopped taking Methotrexate when they added a Biologic Medication.
Awhile ago I added Xeljanz to my Methotrexate.

So basically I am asking those who started taking Methotrexate and then later added a Biologic or Xeljanz, are you still taking Methotrexate?

A myRAteam Member said:

I have been off methotrexate a long time. When i syarted Xeljenz i was still having some inflamation and my doxtor added Arava, which works a lot like methotrexate but with fewer side effects. It has been working great for 2 years now.

posted 9 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I take MTX (8 pills a week) and that's all I take other then CBD Oil. I have been doing this for three years now. No side effects that I know of.

posted 10 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I stopped taking MTX about a year ago and switched to Leflunomide. I think the MTX was causing bad headaches. I’ve tried so many different drugs I can’t remember what the issue was for sure but I know I had a bad reaction to it. I am starting Xeljanz next week but will stay on the Leflunomide as well. I’ve also continued to take Methylprednisolone daily.

posted 10 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I no longer take methotrexate. I've been on orencia auto inject once a week. Having fewer side effects. I'll keep you in my prayers. Love and hugs

posted 10 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I have been on methotrexate for 12 years

posted 6 months ago
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