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Methetrexate

Methetrexate

Have any of you got a preexisting lung condition and been successfully treated with Methetraxate? What alternatives were you offered?

A myRAteam Member said:

Does the module hurt. How long have you got that. I thought modules only were on ur bone.

posted 3 months ago

Hi All Does Anyone Get Deep Bruising At Inje Tion Site With Methotrexate

Hi All Does Anyone Get Deep Bruising At Inje Tion Site With Methotrexate

I took my first methatrexate injection Monday night and was left with dark blue bruising is this normal ?

A myRAteam Member said:

Oh ok that’s something I was on before but I never got bruising . Thank you for replying Gayle . Hope your having a good day xxx

posted about 2 years ago

Increasing Methotrexate Dose Today

Increasing Methotrexate Dose Today

I have been taking 7.5 mg of Methotrextae for two weeks and today I will increase to 15mg. I am feeling pretty anxious about possible side effects and am hoping others will share their best tips for Methotrexate day. I am planning to split the dose and take 1/2 around 3 or 4 PM and the other half at bedtime.

A myRAteam Member said:

That’s wonderful things weren’t too bad! I also am achey and sore after my methotrexate, even more with injections, but nausea much better. It is like a… read more

posted over 1 year ago

DRINKING While Taking Methotrexate - You Won't Believe What My Dr Said !

DRINKING While Taking Methotrexate - You Won't Believe What My Dr Said !

My RA dr told me there is a new study and now people can have up to 4 drinks a day while taking Methatrexate. I told him that is literally INSANE. This came up when I agreed to take Methatrexate and asked about drinking wine. Meanwhile, on this drug 6 weeks and my SGOT level is up to 44 already from taking the drug. He said not to worry, it is from the Mexatrexate and not alarming at all. HAS ANYONE ELSE HEARD OR READ ANYTHING LIKE THIS ABOUT… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I drink wine one to twp glasses in house and if out more (rare) it makes hangovers worse but no harm otherwise for me. My bloods are always ok

posted 25 days ago

Methotrexate

Methotrexate

Does Methotrexate prevent joint damage?

A myRAteam Member said:

It didn’t help me. It just made me feel sick. But everyone is different.

posted almost 2 years ago

Methotrexate Injections

Methotrexate Injections

Hi everyone hope your all coping well, who has been on methetrexate injections , what we're your experiences on it and does it work , does it make you sick and loose your hair and loose weight . My rhuemy doctor wants me to consider taking it , but would like to know what you all think of it and it's effects . Looking forward to reading your replies thank you in advance for your help soft hugs to all xx

A myRAteam Member said:

You can take the injections right away. Make sure to watch the video they recommend first. Good luck and God bless.

posted 8 months ago

Methotrexate Pills Or Shot Question

Methotrexate Pills Or Shot Question

Has anyone stopped using Methotrexate pills and gone to the Rasuvo (methotrexate) injection shots? If so have you notice any difference?

A myRAteam Member said:

The injections were a big improvement over the pills. Easier too.

posted over 2 years ago

Methotrexate Is It Common For Methotrexate To Attack The Lungs?

Methotrexate Is It Common For Methotrexate To Attack The Lungs?

A myRAteam Member said:

I got pulmonary fibrosis from not taking my RA meds, pulmonologist said if I didn't treat the RA, they would get worse!

posted over 2 years ago

Methotrexate

Methotrexate

What are the side effects of Methotrexate? Does it affect the liver?

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you for your info

posted over 1 year ago