Search results for Folic acid

LID and RAI, need for folic acid, B12, for oral care

  • By BiomedEE · Posted May 22, 2012
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • I have mentioned this in discussions just would like to get an idea if anyone else tried it and it helped. It sure helped me. People get various issues in the mouth during hypothyroid, LID and RAI. I ...

Zinc & Folic Acid Capsules

  • By heyyou645 · Posted February 20, 2013
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • I have started taking Zinc & Folic Acid Capsules from Vitamin shopee , hope to get a positive result. As P is some way related to Zinc deficiency ...

Methotrexate and Folic acid and wine

  • By diamondee · Posted April 17, 2012
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • I am starting MTX on Friday.Starting with two tablets then go to three.I was told to take it after the evening meal. My Rhuemy told me to take one Folic acid tablet once a week two days after MTX.Is that ...

I'm new and have a question reg. methotrexate and folic acid

  • By Lorrylin · Posted September 23, 2006
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 24 replies
  • ** Originally posted by linda56 ** After a year of battling with pa symptoms, I decided to cave in to the methotrexate route. I took it four days ago with folic acid. My rhumatolgist prescibed four 2.5 ...

MTX and folic acid

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  • By npf-2820 (Inactive) · Posted February 23, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 24 replies
  • ** Originally posted by bmbowman ** So I am on my second week of MTX, the side effects do not seem as bad this week. When my Rheumy prescribed MTX she also prescribed folic acid and stated I should take ...

Folic Acid and MTX.

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  • By npf-3622 (Inactive) · Posted April 8, 2006
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 22 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Sunnysideup ** I am starting on 10 mg. MTX Monday. The rhuemy only gave me 1 mg. folic acid to take dailey. I'm wondering if this is enough, because I read that some people take ...

Folic Acid and Vitamin b12

  • By minerva · Posted March 28, 2011
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 22 replies
  • I have a question I hope someone can help me with. My insurance is finally in place and I will begin taking Methotrexate Friday evening. I figure I can spend thev weekend being sick. Like most of you ...

OTC Folic Acid vs Prescription Folic Acid

  • By jimwhoski · Posted December 16, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 14 replies
  • I found this site while looking into Folic Acid. I came across a discussion asking, Do you buy your Folic Acid over the counter, asis/discussion/do-you-buy-your-folic-ac ...

Back on MTX & Now Taking Folic Acid Too

  • By dmt8 · Posted March 28, 2014
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 20 replies
  • Well, I'm back on MTX after being off if it since last summer. My insurance company was crappy and I couldn't afford the derm & the blood tests. I'm now on Medicaid and am getting some help with both ...

Folic acid "survey"

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  • By npf-241 (Inactive) · Posted October 1, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 12 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Nano ** Hello wonderful people. I'm trying to find a pattern in folic acid recommendations. I could ask my doc, but ... I like playing detective. Want to play along? AGE -- MALE ...

A pondering on MTX & folic acid

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  • By npf-2102 (Inactive) · Posted April 23, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by kimie ** Been thinking about this for months; I hope to make it understandable as I try to explain it... ;) Those on MTX usually have their folic acid drop as a result of the med ...

MTX & Folic Acid

  • By zedanny · Posted July 27, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 14 replies
  • ** Originally posted by zedanny ** Well I been on MTX for 3 months now. The first two weeks it made me really sick .Called the derm. and told him so he told me start taking my folic acid and with it ...

How much folic acid?

  • By mamado1950 · Posted May 10, 2011
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 17 replies
  • I am getting ready to start on Azulfidine and started taking 10 mg of Prednisone yesterday. I was told by my doctor to takefolic acid. I told my doctor that I already take 800mcg folic acid a couple times ...

how much folic acid to take with methtrexate?

  • By susan55555 · Posted August 13, 2012
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 19 replies
  • I forgot how much to take when I looked it up it said 5mg a day available by script only the pharmacist said 1mg a day doctors office is closed already a wk late in taking it thought I would ask here ...

Xeloda and Folic Acid

  • By DianeNFromNJ · Posted September 25, 2013
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 36 replies
  • Does anyone know where I can find a list of foods that are high in Folic Acid so that I can avoid them while on Xeloda? I'm a huge veggie eater and juicer, and I want to be sure I'm careful and thorough ...

Folic Acid and B12 & other info

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  • By llacy (Inactive) · Posted November 20, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 19 replies
  • There is a post in the Non small cell group re: an article that states folic acid and b12 are not good supplements for cancer patients. etc. Thought I should mention this. I just told my mom to make sure ...


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  • By npf-5891 (Inactive) · Posted July 19, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 10 replies
  • ** Originally posted by roxmiranda ** Are you suppose to take Folic Acid when taking mtx????j I don't recall the doc telling me this??? I have taking mtx for almost 3 weeks without folic acid. What does ...

Folic Acid & Methotrexate

  • By jimnancy4000 · Posted March 25, 2011
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 24 replies
  • I have read here that some people don't take folic acid on the day they take methotrexate. Why is that, and what would happen if you did? Curious... the rheumy didn't tell me anything about it, just told ...

MTX and Folic Acid

  • By Shersher64 · Posted November 15, 2012
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 16 replies
  • I'm new to this site as of today. I just found out 3 weeks ago that I have PsA and I was put on MTX once a week at a dose of 2.5 mg (8 tablets). I thought this seemed like a pretty high dose for just ...

WHy FOLIC ACID and Methotrexate???

  • By stutterbug · Posted December 4, 2012
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 20 replies
  • Can someone please explain to me why doctors combine methotrexate with Humira??? what does the MTX do?? and why we have to supplement Folic acid with the methotrexate?? thanks. amey ...

Concerned about folic acid dosage

  • By Yure · Posted December 28, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 17 replies
  • Hi everyone, quick question, I have been taking 5mg of folic acid a day but I have read everywhere take only up to 1 mg a day ,is this right?, will I have caused any problems taking this higher amount ...

folic acid / multivitamins

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  • By JGJGJG (Inactive) · Posted January 11, 2009
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 13 replies
  • Looking for everyone's opinions here.... Are you taking extra folic acid or a multivitamin? Is this really as crucial as "they" say? I've had one doc tell me yes and another doc tell me that nutrients ...

Tarceva and folic acid

  • By tihunter · Posted March 6, 2010
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 14 replies
  • Hi: my first post on this site. I'm from Vancouver, B.C. (epicentre of the Winter Olympics, and all of those irritating "O Canada" singers), and have nsclc, stage four. Was on a combination of carbo/alimta ...

Folic Acid

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  • By npf-2417 (Inactive) · Posted May 8, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 9 replies
  • ** Originally posted by sunnymay ** How much folic acid do those of u taking mtx take and how often? Thanks in advance for any info ...


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  • By npf-4406 (Inactive) · Posted July 11, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 12 replies
  • ** Originally posted by GMOM ** Hi, All. I'm in my third week of MTX (low dose, 15.0 mg) and still have questions. I've read here and other places that folic acid should not be taken on same day as MTX ...

MTX, FOLIC acid and mouth sores returning

  • By cardoposki · Posted July 25, 2011
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 6 replies
  • Hi I'm wondering if you all can give me more insight into why my mouth sores could be returning. I've been taking 7 (800mcg) folic acid pills a day while taking 7 (2.5mg) of MTX a week. The amount of ...


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  • By npf-4406 (Inactive) · Posted June 6, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by GMOM ** I've been off of the board for a couple of weeks because my dad has been in the hospital. He is home and better, so I'm back to getting ready for my rheumy appt. next week ...


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  • By Comyndoc (Inactive) · Posted November 23, 2010
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 5 replies
  • If you are taking methotrexate to treat your sarcoidosis, you really should be on Folic Acid, 1 mg daily. If you are not on Folic acid and the MD prescribed methotrexate, please ask him or her about this ...

Folic Acid

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  • By npf-847 (Inactive) · Posted February 3, 2003
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by LEE1013 ** Hi everybody! Although Ive belonged to NPF for years I have just started reading the message board. I really enjoy hearing from people all over the country and knowing ...

Do you buy your folic acid over the counter?

  • By luvwinnie · Posted July 17, 2007
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 13 replies
  • ** Originally posted by luvwinnie ** I could have sworn when dr. wrote me script for folic acid about 4 yrs ago he said it would be cheaper to pay the copay than to buy it over-the-counter. I just checked….I ...

Advantage of Folic Acid?

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  • By npf-10478 (Inactive) · Posted December 11, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 3 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Marcy2 ** Hi everyone. I hope you are all feeing pain free. I just had a question about Folic Acid. My DH is taking Humara injections once every 2 weeks. He's also taking Sufasalazine ...

Folic acid

  • By nielsz1972 · Posted November 24, 2010
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by nielsz1972 ** Anyone ever tried folic acid for psoriasis ? I heard it should clear psoriasis ...

Folic Acid-How often do you take?

  • By dudka1 · Posted July 21, 2011
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 8 replies
  • My rheumy has prescribed folic acid every day in addition to weekly Methotrexate and biweekly Humira. I am curious what others are being told. Does taking folic acid each day decrease the effectiveness ...

Folic Acid

  • By kdwyer · Posted August 14, 2006
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 7 replies
  • Can someone help me find out why my husband's doctors don't want him to take any supplements with folic acid in them? He just started his third round of chemo last week and was taking a liquid vitamin/mineral ...

MTX & Folic acid: Feeling sick. Anybody too?

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  • By npf-602 (Inactive) · Posted June 11, 2003
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 18 replies
  • ** Originally posted by IrisfromSpain ** Hello all !!! Today I tool my first folic acid pill and I feel sick in my if I could through up (sorry about that !!) and I was wondering if this ...

folic acid

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  • By npf-3620 (Inactive) · Posted March 2, 2006
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 10 replies
  • ** Originally posted by bozzly ** I am on 10mg a week (friday) of MTX but only take folic acid on one day (monday). Reading the posts I see that others take it every day. Is it normal that I am only taking ...

Your thoughts on Folic Acid supplement & B12 ?

  • By Gigalot · Posted September 18, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 11 replies
  • Hi I started chemo on 7 th Sep (carboplatin & dexmethasone by IV) and am surprised and pleased to say no side effects and an improvement in my ability to breathe and less pain...YAY! Next round will be ...

Why is my dad given 5 mg folvit (folic acid) on Carbo+Alimta

  • By Radha100 · Posted April 3, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 8 replies
  • I am having a tough time reaching my doctor but I am surprised why my dad was given 5mg of folvit (folic acid supplement) instead of 400mcg to 1000mcg recommended on alimta website. My dad, 63 yrs old ...

Alimta and Folic Acid

  • By Dourasje · Posted August 28, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 11 replies
  • Well we got great news today about going ahead with chemo today, thanks to a referral from a fellow inspirer. :) We will be able to go ahead and start on Alimta in about 2 weeks despite my mother's immobility ...

Methotrexate and folic acid

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  • By npf-4849 (Inactive) · Posted September 19, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by NearDark ** i accidently took my methotrexate on the same day as my folic acid, will this do me any harm. i had some bad blood results so have moved up to taking folic acid daily ...

Folic Acid

  • By zedanny · Posted May 8, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 14 replies
  • ** Originally posted by zedanny ** Seems like I'm having more side effects from the folic acid then I do with the MTX. I'm having flu like systems. runny nose thighting of the chest. i"s this normal ...

MTX & Folic Acid

  • By zedanny · Posted May 31, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 7 replies
  • ** Originally posted by zedanny ** Hi I went to the Derm. yesterday and told him how sick my MTX was making me.He told me to take my folic acid at the same time I take the MTX and see if that helps. Hey ...

MTX and Folic Acid Question ..FORMER USERS

  • By Mybadgenes2 · Posted November 8, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Mybadgenes ** A question for those of you formerly taking Folic Acid along with your Methotrexate. Were you taken off of your Folic Acid when you went to another med like a biologic ...

vitamin d and folic acid

  • By minheard · Posted June 2, 2011
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 7 replies

Big step - reducing 5 mg folic acid to 0.4 mg without telling our onc

  • By Radha100 · Posted April 12, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 5 replies
  • Dear Annika & all others who replied to my previous post on this - Thank You! And sorry for being away! Unfortunately after a week of pursuing the medical oncologist treating my dad in India said we dont ...

Folic Acid

  • By Victim_of_the_victim · Posted January 26, 2012
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 13 replies
  • Anyone out there taking Folic Acid for SD? My BF was just prescribed this for relief of side effects from the Methotrexate (which they just doubled his dosage). Does it help and does anyone notice other ...

vitamin B-12 and folic acid

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  • By pattytwo (Inactive) · Posted March 11, 2010
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 3 replies
  • My husband was left with neuropathy after radiataion and chemo. After many attempts with various treatments none of which worked, I found a suggestion using Folic Acid , vitamin b-12,N-A-C and alpha lopoic ...

folic acid

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  • By npf-2599 (Inactive) · Posted September 30, 2003
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 9 replies
  • ** Originally posted by redneck ** I was told I can get folic acid over the counter.Where can I get it?How often should I take it with my mtx?I take 7.5 mg. each week.any help would be appreciated ...

Folic acid anyone?

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  • By npf-153 (Inactive) · Posted July 13, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 2 replies
  • ** Originally posted by GitOverIt ** From one of my many newsletters that I get.....(plus my brilliant doctor gave me a prescription for 50 mgs that I take......) The one thing I would add is that folic ...

folic acid and Methotraxate

  • By angelena · Posted December 2, 2011
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 5 replies
  • Hello All, I have diffuse scleroderma. My rheumotologist has suggested that I take folic acid to help with swelling and pain in my fingers and hands..and with cramping; however when I was reading about ...

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