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Methotrexate

Methotrexate

Anyone have experience with metholtrexate? I'm supposed to start it today

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I start it tomorrow night. How did it go for you?

posted 9 months ago

Mexthotrexate

Mexthotrexate

My dr changed my Meds to Plaquenil and methotrexate....I no longer take the Imuran. Has anyone had success with it???

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I had excellent results on Plaquenil in 2004. I enjoyed 14 years of remission. Now I am getting back in treatment and meds with a flare.

posted almost 3 years ago

Methotrexate Side Effects

Methotrexate Side Effects

Has anyone had bad side effects, after stopping metotrexate??
It’s been two weeks since I stop the treatment, and the diarrhea it’s getting worse

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yes, it help me a lot!
Side effects are not fun at all

posted 22 days ago

Is Anyone Taking Methothrexate?

Is Anyone Taking Methothrexate?

Is anyone taking Methotrexate? My new rheumy prescribed it, and after reading the information that comes with it, I'm afraid to take this. To go along with that Folic Acid. I would appreciate anyone sharing their experience with this. Good and Bad.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I’m just starting the Methotrexate. I was doing 400mg of Hydroxychloroquine daily for the last year and 1/2 but I was getting multiple side effects,… read more

posted 9 months ago

I Was Diagnosed With Lupus And RA And Prescribed Plaquenil And Methotexate

I Was Diagnosed With Lupus And RA And Prescribed Plaquenil And Methotexate

Since I was diagnosed with both Lupus and RA and both Plaquenil and Methotrexate which of these two medications will help with the pain in my lower extremities which keeps me from being able to walk any distance? I don't feel better from the pain and I have been on Plaquenil for months now and on Methotrexate for three weeks...

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Wow! I am so sorry you are going through all this. I spent 5 years looking for a diagnosis and now a full year and still have bad, really bad and OK… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Med Change Methotrxate To Cellcept

Med Change Methotrxate To Cellcept

Has anyone been on methotrexate for over 10+ years and had to stop it due to cell issues and started cellcept? in process of working up the dosage of cellcept and just feel totally AWFUL- like a Mack truck has hit you and half drugged(so tired!) Muscles and jonts hurt everyday like the days had t take the methotrexate. i just began 500 2x day(graually inceasng that to 1000 2x day over next 2 weeks).

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Cellcept. Does work. When I started it over 14 years ago in the beginning I had problems adjusting. I gave it a chance and I must say it is a great drug… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Other Medicines Than Imuran And Methotrexate To Treat Lupus?

Other Medicines Than Imuran And Methotrexate To Treat Lupus?

Hi, I've tried Imuran before, however that did not work as I was constantly sick. I've been on Methatrexate for months now, but it is causing so much hair loss!

I was wondering what other Lupus treatments are available at the market (old or new) and how do they work?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I tried imuran for a month and then quit because of the nausea and headaches. I decided to try it again because I just hurt so bad. I gave it two months… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Methotrexare

Methotrexare

Benlysta is put on hold due to being hospitalized last week I had one infusion. But on Tuesday I start 10 mg methotrexate once a week and folic daily. Has anyone had positive results from this and side affects with hair loss is a scary thought I was diagnosed a year ago and feel like too many bad days now. It's crazy

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I just started this week. I don't feel any change or side affects as of yet I will take again on Tuesday I will post my outcome as I go forward

posted over 3 years ago

I'm On Methatrexate

I'm On Methatrexate

I've had 8 doses of methatreate ...I went to my specialist yesterday and he's doubled the dose ...he said it doesn't seem to be helping but we will see what happens when we double the dose for 6weeks ...he said we might have to out the big guns for me ...I don't like the sound of that lol. ..does anyone know what he means by ..the big guns ....I've tried plaquinal ....cellcept and now methatrexate . .I'm a bit worried ha

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thankyou so much ...hugs to you xx

posted over 4 years ago

Methotrexate

Methotrexate

I'm on methotrexate 15

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Praying it works great for you.

posted 7 months ago