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... 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 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)
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)

... The MTX helped with the pain in my hands and seem to give me more grip in my hands. It also improved my energy for a while. ... (7 replies)
May 18, 2005
... I have just gone back through the board to see if I could find all of the posts regarding methotrexate, but with time they have gone. ... (12 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
... I am new to this forum, after being diagnosed with SLE last year i thought it would be a good idea to interact with people who actually understand the disease. ... (3 replies)
May 17, 2005
... I had opted for the injections in the beginning because I had heard that the side effects were less. I don't see any difference with the pills though. ... (12 replies)
... methotrexate is not for everone it just doesn't agree with some patients and no two people with Lupus are alike. ... (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)
... 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 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)
... 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. ... (10 replies)
Sep 11, 2006
... Now to the metho question. I have been taking this for approx. 14 years and I personally have never ever had a problem with it. I was actually having chemo treatment before that, which made me so very ill, so going on to metho was a breeze hee hee. ... (3 replies)
... mouth sore last week. I used orajel twice and the pain went away and then the sore. I hope I don't start getting them more frequently now that I've started on Methotrexate for the first time this week. I know it can cause mouth sores too. ... (1 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)
Feb 12, 2008
... I was on methotrexate 25 mg once a week for about four years. ... (5 replies)
... I hope I helped with some of your confusion and didn't make it worse! You sure do have a lot on your plate! Take care. ... (6 replies)
... She was not concvinced I had Lupus and has basically left it as a connective tissue disease with no definitive answer yet. ... (2 replies)

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