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... I started Methotrexate a month ago and am now up to 10 mg. every Friday. I was taking 1 mg. of folic acid every day. Last Saturday I felt so tired that I barely wanted to do anything. Sunday was even worse. ... (2 replies)
... yes I take folic acid every day except for the day i take the methotrexate. ... (13 replies)
... ither. I and my fellow patients have all been given this information. I take my FA two days after the methotrexate, I always have done. It gives time for the methotrexate to do its job of absorbing into our system, and then goes to work in counteracting the toxicity that is produced. ... (13 replies)

... I take 1 mg of Folic Acid once a day every day while I'm on MTX. ... (13 replies)
... I am just checking to make sure that all of you who take methotrexate in fact also take folic acid. It is just that I have never seen FA mentioned here on the board. ... (13 replies)
... the thyroid. I am actually going in for a thyroid bloodwork soon because my heart rate was elevated at my check up. I will also look at other medications. The Methotrexate wipes me out and it makes going to work every day a real challenge. Wish I could take a midday nap! ... (2 replies)
... Make sure to have your thyroid checked since methotrexate can interfere with it. I was on methotrexate for four years and have hypothyroidism from it. Now I am on Cellcept with really great results. Good Luck and I hope you start to feel better soon. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, I am on 20 mg of mtx and take leukovorin 24 hrs after the mtx. It is a folic acid that is supposed to prevent the continued absorbtion of the mtx into the system which could be potentially harmful to the "good" cells in the body. ... (3 replies)
... From what I have read this is a type of folic acid. I took that as well with the methotrexate. It is used to help with the side effects of the methotrexate and keep down the bad side effects. ... (3 replies)
Oct 23, 2006
... I have been taking methotrexate for about 12 years. I personally haven't had any bad side effects from it. The thing is you have to remember to take folic acid when you take methotrexate. I take mine two days later. Your doctor may prescribe it to be taken differently but this is the way I do it. ... (5 replies)
Sep 11, 2006
... ore that, which made me so very ill, so going on to metho was a breeze hee hee. You have to make sure to take it on the same day each week and also to take your folic acid two days later. ... (3 replies)
Sep 7, 2006
... rectly. At that time i wasn't convinced in taking it, however i was desperate to reduce my steroid dose as at the time i was on 30mg a day and i was told taking methotrexate was the only way u could do that. ... (3 replies)
May 18, 2005
... I have been taking methotrexate for 10 years. I take it on a Wednesday and take my folic acid as advised by my lupus doctor on a Friday. ... (12 replies)
May 17, 2005
... I am on 10 tabs weekly of methotrexate and I have not lost any hair. Be sure to take Folic Acid 1mg daily. Your doctor should have given you a script for it. You will feel so much better. I hope it works as well for you as it has for me. Let us know. ... (12 replies)
May 17, 2005
... I was really worried about hair loss but I haven't lost anymore than what you expect with Lupus. I think methotrexate is a great drug! I really keeps my symptoms under control. ... (12 replies)
May 13, 2005
... I have taken MTX and it worked great, I did not have any side effects for several months. I had a reaction, which caused my liver enzymes to elevate, but I would take it again if I could. Don't forget to take folic acid with it every day but the day you take the MTX (12 replies)
... member what else except the fatigue which was much greater than normal. Once off the MTX it took a few weeks and I began to feel better. You will need to take folic acid with the MTX I was prescribed the proper dose which I think was 1000mg a day to take every day except the day you take the MTX. ... (7 replies)
... I also take 5mgs of Folic Acid every day except the day I take the metho and these really help with any side effects. ... (7 replies)
... mgs a day, 50,000 IUD of Viatimin D a week, plus 2000 Viatimin D a day, Calcium, Fishoil, Folic acid. ... (2 replies)
... he is doing better now but at age 64 it sure took its toll on him....anyhoos....that methotrexate doesnt help everyone who takes it..... ... (20 replies)

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