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 ?

#244 in Methotrexate discussions - 29 posts discuss Gum Disease with Methotrexate. Gum Disease is #244 concern in Methotrexate discussions.
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ve me a product that increases saliva so that gum disease i...
" ...I have 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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occurring. If I take methotrexate, I will get a sinus infe...
" ...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 do... "

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year and prescribed methotrexate tablets and folic acid...
" ...February this year and prescribed methotrexate tablets and folic acid once ...severe flare up of my gum disease which required antibiotics. I have ...up before. I've read that gum disease increases your risk... "

biologics and MTX can cause gum disease. I find I have more...
" ...jaw.** All the biologics and MTX can cause gum disease. I find I have more jaw pain the more I brush ...seen eye concerns on this site recently. And your hair falls out. So - what's... "

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

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I have RA and taking Methotrexate. Does yours? I had a...
" ...link between RA and tooth decay/gum disease but that's an issue for ...I have RA and taking Methotrexate. Does yours? I had a ...my situation as I have been suffering from a recurring ache in one area of... "

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n MTX which can cause infections so I don't think that h...
" ...** 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 don't... "

I have gum disease & wonder whether it contributes. V...
" 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.... "

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Monday to confirm that I'll give mtx a try Thanx for all...
" ...interesting. My dad also has psoriatic arthritis in his back (he ...he's always had trouble with gum disease, particularly recently. And now thinking ...Monday to confirm that I'll give mtx a try Thanx... "

ednisolone, but I do take MTX so can help a bit with that pa...
" ...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... "

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