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 Lupus
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Methotrexate & Lupus

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well for me in controlling my Lupus symptoms and I have not...
" ...MTX (orally) along with Prednisone for several years. MTX works well for me in controlling my Lupus... "

worked for my Lupus but had horrible side effects....
" ...methotrexate worked for my Lupus but had horrible side effects. really sick, hair fell out, felt groggy . i took myself of it. gonna go back on to azathioprine i think. taken ...to help with Lu... "

a heart problem but her lupus meds plaquil and methotrexate...
" ...a heart problem but her lupus meds plaquil and methotrexate have helped her fatigue soooooooooo much! She is ...2 daughters and myself have very low blood pressure and we were just... "

job on my lupus symptoms, especially the joint pain....
" ...the lupus, and it has done an amazing job on my lupus symptoms, especially the joint pain. Before the fibro diagnosis, my doc and I were scratching our heads, trying to figure out why the MTX... "

on Methotrexate, not only to help control the lupus, but to...
" ...lupus, but to hopefully avoid the problems that can cause the need for steroids. I developed an allergy to Plaquenil and Quinacrine (another antimalarial), so I can't take those. Maybe I should a... "

on Methotrexate for my Lupus for about 2 years and stopped...
" ...Lupus for about 2 years and stopped taking it on 11-2-10. I was told that if want to get pregnant, you'd have to wait 3-6 months before you can start trying. Lately, I've been having bouts of naus... "

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on methotrexate too (I also have Lupus) and my symptoms are...
" ...and get \"night sweats\" (even ...me after I was on Plaquenil for about 6 months, and now I am on methotrexate too (I also have Lupus) and my symptoms are almost GONE. It is wonderful. I hate... "

a new job now my Lupus has settled down and my Methotrexate...
" ...quick one really... I am about to start a new job now my Lupus has settled down and my Methotrexate has it under control. I haven't told my employer about my illness because its only a... "

the crohn's and Lupus) under control. It does wonders...
" ...they tried Methotrexate for the joint pain and keeping the Crohn's under control? Methotrexate seems to be the only thing that keeps my arthritis (from the crohn's and Lupus) under control. It do... "

the split dose of methotrexate is a treatment for Lupus...
" ...Lupus? I haven't heard of it being spaced out over 4 days though.If you are still in severe pain, you should call your rheumy and see if you can get in sooner. I suggested to another poster who w... "

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