Methotrexate

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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolit...
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Does Methotrexate cause Fungal Infection ?

#96 in Methotrexate discussions - 116 posts discuss Fungal Infection with Methotrexate. Fungal Infection is #96 concern in Methotrexate discussions.
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fungal infection, possibly exacerbated by MTX. There...
" ...methotrexate? (3 questions in one sentence). I have been trying to figure out why you and Caroline had so many problems, and one theory is undiagnosed, concurrent, fungal infection, possibly... "

I also had occasional problems with fungal infections...
" ...prednisone and Methotrexate (MTX) inhibit ...I was on MTX I had a constant battle with yeast infections (yes, men can get yeast infections). I also had occasional problems with fungal infections... "

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as bad as once thought. Topical meds do not give results
" ...is fairly common. Most MDs want to treat it as a fungus infection. 99 percent, or ...beginning to realize that MTX in small doses is not nearly as bad as once thought. Topical meds do not give r... "

that i have been told is normal because of the methotrexate...
" ...move. now i take methotrexate, predinisone, and daily ...normal again. i have a nasty fungal infection in my sinuses that i have been told is normal because of the methotrexate. has anyone el... "

a fungal infection on my body, so I was unable to use my MTX...
" ...again. I managed to get a fungal infection on my body, so I was unable to use my MTX or Enbrel this week. The weather decided to change on us and I am in tons of pain. I don't want to... "

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about four months and developed liver failure. However,...
" ...lifesucks ** I was on mtx for about four months and developed liver failure. However, the cause ...not caused by methotrexate. A biopsy of ...by a severe fungal infection that was trea... "

I was prescribed methotrexate in 2005 for...
" ...was prescribed methotrexate in 2005 for psoriatic arthritis. Unfortunately I ...discovered I had the fungal infection Coccdioidomycosis (Valley Fever) ...the immunosuppression of Methotrexate... "

but now only use methotrexate which keeps skin lessons...
" ...I have had mycosis fungicides for nearly 25 years. Hi, I have had mycosis fungicides for nearly 25 ...but now only use methotrexate which keeps skin lessons ...the lungs. I feel horrible mo... "

to use candiderma cream as i may have had a fungal infection...
" ...there......well,before my mtx days, i was told to use candiderma cream as i may have had a fungal infection too.anyways, after that i used to apply a betamethasone dipropionate ointment... "

apparently the Methotrexate can cause this, apart from this...
" ...CMF so far, I have developed a fungal infection in my mouth which is ...been advised on how to treat it, apparently the Methotrexate can cause this, apart from this I am on the... "

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