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Methotrexate

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Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex
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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolit...
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Methotrexate for RA
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Does Methotrexate cause Gum Disease ?

#238 in Methotrexate discussions - 26 posts discuss Gum Disease with Methotrexate. Gum Disease is #238 concern in Methotrexate discussions.
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" ...been on Methotrexate for 12 years now. It causes a very dry mouth so be extra vigilant about dental visits. My dentist gave me a product that increases saliva so that gum disease isn't so... "

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" ...are occurring. If I take methotrexate, I will get a sinus ...The only thing I know methotrexate does to the mouth is ...of bleeding. Do you have any history of gum disease because that will ... "

" ...can mess with your jaw.** All the biologics and MTX can cause gum disease. I find I have more jaw pain the more I brush my teeth and the ...this site recently. And your hair falls out. So - what... "

" ...I normally get a sore mouth about 4 days after taking my MTX and lasts about 3 days. ...diff flavours. Then use Oraldene when you clean ...This will protect you from gum disease etc. Might... "

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" ...** Hi Cat I have got gum inflammation as well. I have ...to hygenist to ensure that gum disease doesn't set in. I keep ...which are sore. I am on MTX which can cause infections so I ... "

" I share your frustration. Nothing seems to get ...& the early days of mtx helped, then up it went ...how it goes. I have gum disease & wonder whether it contributes.... "

" ...about the prednisolone, but I do take MTX so can help a bit with that ...can treat you accordingly. The MTX makes you more prone to ...a tooth out since being on MTX and it didn't cause... "

" Gum disease (p.gingivalis) and rheumatoid arthritis Hi ...in news on link between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis. I have ...as moderate to severe, am on methotrexate, humira and sulfasalaz... "

" ...posted that people with chronic gum disease/ periodontal disease are more likely ...Within 2 years of starting to use MTX, I lost 3 teeth. ...same question again: How is MTX supposed to help?... "

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" ...longer on Remicade or Methotextrate. I have noticed ...ankle joints are getting stiff and painful. ...are going south...I had the gum disease almost reversed ( mostly 1 and 2mm) from Remicade... "

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