Search results for Methotrexate


  • By Judge66 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 18 replies
  • Hi, I have been taking methotrexate for 8 weeks and have had no improvement (10mg) , previous success with ciclosporin but had a really bad flare up in October , since then nothing has worked .. Have ...

My Methotrexate Journey - Post MTX Day 1

  • By lonestarsally · Posted July 13, 2013
  • Journal entry · 26 replies
  • I was diagnosed with PsA in late May, 2013, during a visit to my dermatologist for an unrelated skin lesion. The lesion turned out to be a bug bite, but while I was there I told him about my scalp psoriasis ...


  • By RarePearls · Posted May 22, 2012
  • Journal entry · 41 replies
  • So today I saw my derm and he said my bloodwork was all good. We will go ahead and start Methotrexate tomorrow morning. I got my Rx filled and picked up my Folic acid. At this point I think I'm expecting ...

starting methotrexate today

  • By jendalbey · Posted June 19, 2010
  • Journal entry · 23 replies
  • I took my first dose of methotrexate tonight. I took a 25mg benadryl along with it in the hopes that would help stave off nausea should it occur. I am praying that I will have no ill effects from the ...

Methotrexate and affects

  • By Bex197 · Posted August 21, 2012
  • Journal entry · 14 replies
  • Hi I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis two yrs ago but have avoided taking methotrexate. I was wondering if any one had any information about this drug and how they have felt taking it , as the ...

Methotrexate or not?

  • By hrl8hrl5 · Posted January 24, 2013
  • Journal entry · 13 replies
  • Today I go to my Rhumetologist to discuss taking this toxic medicine. Im scared. Would appreciate any advice or comments from anyone suffering from PA and currently taking methotrexate. Is it worth it ...


  • By Molliebrown · Posted August 22, 2013
  • Journal entry · 27 replies
  • Has anyone been treated with Methotrexate? The Doctor prescribed this after the results of my blood test. After looking it up and seeing it is a chemo drug I don't think I want to take it. He did not ...

Sometime I wonder what I am doing taking methotrexate.

  • By sherryberry · Posted October 5, 2008
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • Yes I know that there is no FDA approved medication for sarcoidosis but I do also know that in order to tone down my sarcoid I have to inject a very risky drug into my body. Also this drug has so many ...

no more methotrexate

  • By lovely_lady · Posted July 21, 2011
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • So the doctors have finally decided to wean me off off the prednisone after one of my doctors barely recognized me during my last visit. I've gained 70lbs in 6 months. This disease is really taking its ...

Why I hate methotrexate

  • By TC-Red · Posted June 11, 2013
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • A few weeks ago, after my third cycle of IVF, my first ultrasound revealed an ectopic pregnancy. I was immediately referred to my OB/gyn office, which I admit I had only visited one time. (I hadn't been ...

Near End Stage IV - Enter hospice or try hi-dose methotrexate

  • By rumpelstiltskin · Posted August 4, 2013
  • Journal entry · 22 replies
  • I developed leptomeninges of the brain in May. My left vision is reduced and my hearing is lessened. I am mobile, but shaky on my feet. I am partially incontinent due to lack of sensation so I wear Depends ...


  • By appaloosa · Posted January 14, 2010
  • Journal entry · 19 replies
  • Has anyone been treated with methotrexate for scleroderma? If yes I would like to hear about your experience with this drug. Did it help or not ...

Methotrexate- Do or Don't

  • By dorainky · Posted September 30, 2011
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • I am allergic to the Imuran and refuse to take the steroid due to the side effects. I am a diabetic already and the prednisone of course raised my glucose readings go out of sight and I gained around ...

Do you get hair loss when you take Methotrexate?

  • By diamondee · Posted March 8, 2012
  • Journal entry · 27 replies
  • has anyone experienced hair loss when they are taking Methotrexate ...

does anyone have problems with methotrexate?

  • By cathyp · Posted January 15, 2009
  • Journal entry · 18 replies
  • I have had sarcoid of the lungs for the past 5 yrs and also lupus for the past 7 years. I have been on methotrexate and imuran for most of the time. My white and red blood levels have dropped drastically ...

Change in Treatment from Remicade to Methotrexate

  • By davlinohio · Posted February 13, 2011
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • I am starting Methotrexate today - 6 pills all at once . I was on Remicade but since my knee replacement surgery I have been reacting to the last 3 Remicade infusions. The Remicade was doing nothing for ...

Concerns about stopping Steroids and starting Methotrexate

  • By dave178 · Posted March 4, 2012
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • My doctor says the next time I come in, which is later this month, that he is going to start me on Methotrexate and wean me off Prednisone. I am really concerned about how my body will react to this and ...

First dose of Methotrexate

  • By jokil · Posted April 19, 2013
  • Journal entry · 15 replies
  • I started my first dose of Methotrexate and I am so nervous. I have tried all the topicals and light therapy and my doctor says this is the next step since my Psoriasis is only getting worse. I notice ...

Remicade vs Methotrexate

  • By NMLady · Posted June 16, 2011
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • I apologize as I am not sure of the appropraiate place to post this to get a some feedback. I was diagnoised with pulmonary sarc in Dec 2008 and started on predisone. My breathing and chest pains improved ...

Starting methotrexate Friday

  • By Jellybelly214 · Posted July 30, 2012
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • I'm am getting ready to start methotrexate this Friday. I have read up on some of it. I was wondering what everyone's experience was on this med? Side effects/ reactions? Did it work or not? Would love ...

methotrexate SQ

  • By MelissaShuford · Posted February 27, 2010
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • Anyone currently taking methotrexate SQ ??? How has it helped ??? I will be starting it today just looking for any input. Attempting to control the UCTD in order to help the pulmonary hypertension. God ...

Methotrexate & breathing

  • By jellybean64 · Posted October 29, 2011
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • Went to my rheumy last week. She put me on Methotrexate, in addition to the Prednisone I already take. A Little nervous about taking it, but willing to try it. Did a search on this site, and read lots ...

Stelara and Methotrexate

  • By JessicaBerry · Posted November 14, 2012
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Has anybody been on Stelara and Methotrexate before? My dr wants to put me on it but he's not sure if it can happen. My derm has no idea because she never uses methotrexate and Im her first patient to ...

Psoriatic Arthritis & Methotrexate

  • By Parched1 · Posted November 20, 2012
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • Hi, I recently started injecting Methotrexate for Psoriatic Arthritis. I just took my 3rd dose & so far the only side effects I've noticed are extreme fatigue the day after I take it which gets better ...

Actonel and Methotrexate anyone?

  • By Deloresc · Posted January 25, 2007
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone had ever been put on the drug Actonel (for bone loss) along with Methotrexate? Can you tell me any problems or results you have had with each medication? My doctor ...

Starting Methotrexate

  • By mollydee · Posted December 27, 2011
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • So I went to the Rhumatologist and she gave my joints a D! It actually felt good to have a Dr agree with how terrible I feel. She is testing me for Ankylosing spondalitis and Lupus and probably more but ...

Mouth of fire from methotrexate?

  • By 33momof4 · Posted April 21, 2012
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • I'm taking 20mg of methotrexate and I take 1 mg of folic acid daily as well as Lecuvorin 12hours after the mtx, to help with the side effects. I don't have blisters in my mouth but it feels like it's ...

PSA and Methotrexate

  • By Lorrylin · Posted January 2, 2013
  • Journal entry · 14 replies
  • Hi everyone, I am back after 3-4 years with relative mild psoriatic arthritis symptoms and I was keeping it under control by diet and probiotics and fish oil etc. But I had a stressful 4 months and now ...

Starting Methotrexate shots, any advice out there?

  • By Lorrylin · Posted January 19, 2013
  • Journal entry · 13 replies
  • Following up on my journal. I am feeling better except for fatigue. Yesterday I got a Vitamin B 12 shot and the (putz geist) arrived on the scene (cleaning lady which is me)....:0) Thats what my husband ...


  • By mctd8 · Posted February 28, 2010
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • I just started taking Methotrexate in pill form last Sunday. Today is only my second dose. I would like to hear from others who have recieved this treatment, and how it has or has not helped them and ...


  • By SDR76 · Posted June 9, 2013
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • I started Methotrexate one week ago. I am seeing improvement but I seem to have a little mild nausea each day ...

Methotrexate causes more pain???

  • By RayBenMom · Posted August 20, 2013
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • Recently I had missed a dose and 1/2 of my methotrexate Fridays. (Between appointments and on vacation) I don't think I have felt this good since before I started it. I can remember thinking after I started ...


  • By salemsue · Posted August 28, 2013
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • My husband was on Erbitux for 3 months and it stopped working. New tumor grew on spine. He had one radiation on spine and is now on pain pills. His pain is under control now. His ONC wants him to start ...

Methotrexate treatment for sarc.

  • By quinda · Posted July 10, 2008
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • Hi All: I understand that Methotrexate is a drug used in the treatment for cancer. Is this true???? I am going to be using it for breast cancer???? Sounds like a lot of it is used in the treatment for ...

Miss Methotrexate?

  • By rachelca · Posted December 19, 2008
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • Hello All: It's been a busy six months. Right after my last journal entry, I had to put down my white fluffy friend in my avatar. He was 11 1/2 and suffering with crippling arthritis and cancer. If only ...


  • By reggieb · Posted August 9, 2009
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • I am on methotrexate and my mouth is sore and so is my throat is this normal? My dr. is taking me off prednisone. I have blown up on this new course of prednisone and am glad to get off it ...

Afraid to start my Methotrexate

  • By Loocee · Posted October 2, 2012
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • I am scared to start the Methotrexate. I have been taking the generic of the Plaquenil, and it has eased some of the RA pain. I was taking an antibiotic for a recurring UTI. I have been off it for a week ...

2nd dose methotrexate

  • By Jazzbik29 · Posted October 6, 2012
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • Good morning all, 8.10.12 my 2nd dose of mth and looking forward for the best results, which I di had on fist dosed it relieved my back pain but not my legs and hands pain. I am wondering What kind of ...

Stopped Methotrexate

  • By aallen · Posted December 5, 2012
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • I have stopped methotrexate, didn't feel like it was working anyway. The side effects were more than what it was doing for the PA. I'm trying to be healthier and exercise, like walking or jogging. My ...

methotrexate injections?

  • By mrsmaqousi · Posted April 20, 2013
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • I went to a doctor and for the first time in two years I'm actually getting help. Today I started methotrexate injections. I'm not sure how effective they will be but I am hoping they help. Has anyone ...

Methotrexate question

  • By Carrief1987 · Posted April 14, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 72 replies
  • So my question is I was recently put on methotrexate for joint pain. I was wondering how long it will be before it kicks in because I don't know how long I can take the pain I've been dealing with this ...

Psoriasis Treatments: Methotrexate

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  • By npf-1238 (Inactive) · Posted July 20, 2004
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 22 replies
  • ** Originally posted by jorel-1 ** ***This post is primarily for those who are unfamiliar with Methotrexate, a drug that is sometimes prescribed as a treatment for psoriasis.*** If you are not familiar ...

Introduction/Taking Methotrexate

  • By cduplechan · Posted January 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 27 replies
  • Hi my name is Constant I am new to the group. I have sarcoidosis and have had it for eight years now. My sarcoid effects my lungs and my pelvic area mostly my pelvic area. I have lots of swollen lymph ...

I will be taking Methotrexate and I am very scared

  • By yunafantasy · Posted February 7, 2014
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 35 replies
  • Hi everyone! I will be taking the Methotrexate very soon after some blood tests. I heard both good and bad things about this medication and I know the bad will come to me and now I'm very scared in taking ...


  • By widget · Posted October 5, 2007
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 21 replies
  • Hi! It's been a while. I am just wondering if anyone finds that their medication works for a while and then they get a flare that will not respond. I have sarcoid in my lungs, brain and joints. I go off ...

Methotrexate Side effects. Query.

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  • By npf-5967 (Inactive) · Posted December 27, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 14 replies
  • ** Originally posted by rrk_000 ** I am new to this forum. I have PA for last 6 years. Now my age is 24. Single. I have psoriasis in scalp and pain in hip and neck. I am taking Methotrexate for last 1 ...

New to Methotrexate

  • By Hawkeye249 · Posted December 3, 2011
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 56 replies
  • Hi All, Starting methotrexate tomorrow, 12/03/2011, 15 mg meth. weekly and 1 mg folic acid daily. I've read the posts from people adversely affected and have accepted the risks with the hopes of greater ...

Have you been on Methotrexate?

  • By Bels · Posted January 25, 2012
  • Discussion in Autoimmune Diseases · 33 replies
  • I have finally found a good Rheumy. However, now he wants me off of Prednisone and thinks I should try Methotrexate. Frankly, the side effects scare the crap out of me! I would like some advice from people ...

Please tell me your experiences with PsA and methotrexate

  • By lonestarsally · Posted May 25, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 40 replies
  • I am interested in hearing your experiences with PsA and methotrexate. Did it help? How long did/have you taken it? Did you/are you experiencing any side effects or an allergic reaction? I know that most ...

Lymph nodes back again, Start methotrexate soon

  • By daverojo77 · Posted December 2, 2008
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 22 replies
  • I had the lymphnodes on the sides of my face under my ear on my jaw really, swollen. I started on 10 mgs last month as per my doctor the lymph nodes went back down almost disappeared then he tapered me ...

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