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... Yes, never on the same day for me either. I and my fellow patients have all been given this information. I take my FA two days after the methotrexate, I always have done. ... (13 replies)
... 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. I was prescribed 5mgs 6 days a week and have very few side effects from the 20mg of metho i take once a week. ... (13 replies)

... although my RA is severe. I am on Effexor, Prednisone 5 mg, Plaquenil, Enbrel injections, Methotrexate, Valium, Vicodin 30mg every 6 hours, folic acid, and calcium. ... (2 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)
... producing cells in the red blood cells. Folic acid helps to produce more of them counteracting the effects of the Methotrexate. I'm willing to bet that is why your counts are down. ... (1 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 7, 2006
... my kindey function was affected, and problems i had sufferd previouisly with my liver returned! So every week i was having to go back to my gp for more blood and urine samples, as a busy university student, it greatly affected my studies having to go the doctors or hospital every week!!! ... (3 replies)
... I would seriously consider what on earth your doc wants you on methotrexate for! Lupus hair loss is bad enough without adding methotrexate. And that stuff makes you sick. Why not plaquenil and predisone? ... (21 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)
... 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)
May 18, 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)
... I stated on 2.5mg of metho once a week two years ago and I now take 20mgs however the higher dose has allowed me to decrease the prednisolone from 30mgs daily to 7mgs daily. ... (7 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Meniere's Disease
Nov 19, 2006
... You know your symptoms are duplicate to mine.When I take plaquenil along with all the others I feel sick to my stomach,nervous and lightheaded for about 1 hour after terrible feeling where you just don't want to take the meds.oh my vision drives me wacky. ... (10 replies)
May 13, 2005
... I have taken MTX and it worked great, I did not have any side effects for several months. ... (12 replies)
... ght bulbs that are good for the environment is awful for lupus patients! I have also been on plaquinel from the begining. Recently off prednisone after 3 years. And I'm also injecting methotrexate for years.Mt dermatologist has prescribed me an ointment to wear at night on my scalp. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I get single red dots on my legs. I used to think they were spider bites until I went to Trinidad, where the sun is very strong, and I got them all over my legs to a much greater degree. Mine itch, then flatten out and it takes about a week for them to go away. ... (1 replies)

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