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... I don't know much about methotrexate for asthma, but I do know that methotrexate is often used for rheumatoid arthritis and cancer. It works by interfering with how the DNA in the body is produced. ... (7 replies)
... as does prednisone, so that by using mtx the patient can then reduce the steroid dosage. The literature out there is pretty mixed on this, there are few studies for asthma where it is truly successful. ... (7 replies)
... I am 36 years old and have chronic refractory asthma which typically doesnt respond to traditional treatments. Are there any other people out there who are on methotrexate for their asthma? ... (0 replies)

... Thanks everyone for the ideas and support. I just got back out of "jail" again. Things were not as bad as they have been, so only had to stay five days. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I am pretty new here and it's been a long whiles, so I will introduce myself again. I am 29 years old, never smoked, am not overwight, and have had asthma all of my life. Things were bad as a kid, but improved throughout my teens. Since around 20 things have been progressively getting worse. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Sorry your having such a rough time of it. I've not been on methotrexate, but have had it mentioned to me as an option. I'm hoping to start a sub cut infusion of terbutaline in the next few weeks to try and get me off the steroids. The other thing I've had mentioned is the cyclosporin. Sorry I can't be much help, but I know it sometimes makes me feel a little better just... (7 replies)
... Well, I couldn't handle the methotrexate. I got severe nausea and fatigue from it. I could't go for more that four hours of being awake!! Doc is talking about trying gold as an option now. Looked it up, but doesn't sound too great. ... (7 replies)
... Hope that it works for you. ... (7 replies)
... and methotrexate...and more then I care to list... They are still trying to find the right mix of medicinces for me. ... (14 replies)
... Have you been tested for other diseases which mimic asthma? ... (14 replies)
... It sounds like your asthma is quite severe, and it might be time for something a little different. Methotrexate is thinking outside the box, that's a good start. ... (3 replies)
... I have had severe asthma since infancy, but the past 1.5 years it has gotten much worse. I am on every asthma medication available, including at least 40 mg of prednisone a day, xolair, and ivig. ... (7 replies)
... It's just that I am about to try a new treatment using a sub cut infusion of terbutaline, it may be worth asking about if you are a brittle too! Either that or methotrexate or cyclosporin? ... (14 replies)
... Merlin Will definately let you know how I get on with the sub-cut. If your consultant needs info on it, it's the Royal Brompton hospital in London which has done a lot of research on it. Hope the Drs come up with something to help you soon. Blue x x (7 replies)
Severe Asthma
Jul 1, 2004
... I've got to go up to london at the end of july for a 3 night stay at the brompton hospital. I've had loads of tests and stuff done before, these are more specialist. ... (19 replies)
Scared after ITU.
Mar 16, 2004
... awesome for very allergic asthma. ... (14 replies)
Caught in a crash
Jan 19, 2004
... se it takes away a lot of the allergy component and causes you to be less symptomatic. I can understand where you're coming from because I've been on prednisone for a year now. It's definitely not a fun medication. My bone density is low average, but is gratefully still avereage. ... (4 replies)
... Anyway, I would definitely get to a doctor, and quick! Asthma is a disease that, for the most part, is fairly controllable if you're on the right treatments. ... (9 replies)

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