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... From what I understand methotrexate is one of the more serious medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. ... (10 replies)
... I usually take 15mg of methotrexate per week. I've been on methotrexate for a year and a half. I have drank on average two beers per occasion every other week or so for several months now...all liver function tests have always been great. ... (1 replies)
Jun 9, 2013
... Meth wasn't a success drug for me. Didn't relieve my RA problems, but this is a drug which they usually Rx and see if a patient doing well on it, instead of going right the way to a harsher biologics. ... (7 replies)

... Was on MTX injections for about 8 months. I could not tolerate the side effects so MD started me on Humira injections in Dec 2012. Have had 3 injections so far with no side effects. I see some decrease in stiffness in the mornings. I guess it will take a few months for it to be fully effective. Wishing you the best with the MTX. If not tolerable, there are other options. Best... (4 replies)
... I've been on MTX for a little over a year now. Just wondering what kind of side effects others have been having and if anyone wants to talk about it. Usually leaves me nauseated and pretty exhausted, but seems to be controlling my psoriatic arthritis pretty well. ... (4 replies)
Dec 8, 2011
... Here in the US, most people with RA are now put on Methotrexate and possibly Plaquenil as starter drugs for Ra. If the RA is bad enough, they are quickly started on the new "biologic" drugs like Enbrel. ... (2 replies)
... I've been on MTX for 5 years and my doc never told me not to drink but then again, I usually don't drink. I have an occasional drink but that is all. ... (11 replies)
... Sympathy for your cousin. I remember bawling as well when I first started methx, only I burst into tears at the pharmacist. They had to take me out the back and give me a cup of coffee. ... (10 replies)
... e been taking methotrexate for 2 months now and haven't had any side effects, they seem to be working to as my inflammatory markers are coming down all the time, and i'm feeling more able to get on with everyday tasks. Two questions for all you metho takers!! Is it okay to drink any alcohol at all while taking the meds? ... (17 replies)
... Alcohol consumption is out too. I know in a lot of cases this will not apply, but I am just pointing out the danger of drinking alcohol whilst taking methotrexate. ... (21 replies)
Sep 23, 2003
... l be given blood tests. If you develop a dry cough, have problem breathing, you should call doctor, could affect lungs. Read up on metho on the net. Just type in methotrexate and enough material will pop up to fill a book. You will be given a prescription for 1 mg a day for folic acid. ... (20 replies)
Jul 12, 2002
... I'm not on this medication yet, but I think I will be in the future. I've been doing research and am wondering if anyone is responding well to this? ... (6 replies)
... most 3 years with no problems. It has really been a fantastic medicine. Never have used methotrexate. All I had to do was read about the 2 gram lifetime limit and I knew it was too toxic for me to consider. ... (6 replies)
Enbrel side effect
Aug 18, 2006
... my is slowly weaning me off the Methotrexate. Once we see how I do without it then he said we would talk about reducing the Arava. An injection every two weeks and no other's been so long I can't imagine it. ... (28 replies)
Dec 19, 2004
... Methotrexate is a very old drug that has been used for treatment of RA for many years. I am 36 and have been on methotrexate since my diagnosis in 1997. Like Susan, I am also on other drugs. In women, methotrexate depletes the folic acid in your system, so it must be supplemented. ... (4 replies)
... Well I took it for about a year and I was so terrified I had to have my doctor on the phone as I swallowed the pills the first time. I had my husband and kids on standby in case of a bad reaction. I kept waiting and waiting and....nothing. I never had the slightest side effect. ... (21 replies)
... Methotrexate for me was great - I was as "normal" as I think you can be with RA. It took a couple of months to get going but once it had it was superb. I had to have monthly blood tests to check liver function etc and must admit that just before I came off of it I did start to get mouth sores (which may indicate toxicity). The one area where I was naughty was alcohol - I was... (17 replies)

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