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Otrexup Auto Injector

Otrexup Auto Injector

What have your experiences with the otrexup injections been like? I have a prescription for a 20mg otrexup injector (methotrate) and am pretty scared to start taking it. Does anyone have any wisdom or tips to get me started on my much needed medication?

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi Sophia, there is no need to be scared, I am on Injections myself. If you follow the instructions , it should be absolutely painless, except for a little stinging at the site afterwards. The sound of the automat is a bit scary in the beginning. If you experience anxiety and not sure about your technique, you should be able to talk to your surgery(doctor or a nurse) for help.
Keep in mind the injection has fewer side effects than the pills.

Have a lovely day
Marina

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I only take the pills but I have had experience with Humira that didnt work for me and now I am on embrel they both are intravenous shots and they are not that bad u get use to it after awhile

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

On my own experience Methrotrexante is very toxic for your body I do better without and with only biological medication call ORENCIA ! And I change my food intake for vegetarian one

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I take methotrexate but I take it in pill form. I take 28 mg a week.
For me it's helped to keep my arthritis stable. I have never taken it an injection form. I think that would probably be better if you needed more immediate relief.

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Orencia didn’t work for me. It made my fatigue worse and I actually stayed in bed more after starting it. I was out on Rinvoq after and it’s been a miracle drug for me . Helps so
Much

posted 3 months ago
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