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 Mood Swings ?

#29 in Methotrexate discussions - 392 posts discuss Mood Swings with Methotrexate. Mood Swings is #29 concern in Methotrexate discussions.
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who suffered from Mood Swings while on MTX!!! I was told by...
" ...someone who suffered from Mood Swings while on MTX!!! I was told by my Derm that it was all in my head!!!!!! My boyfriend said I'd always been that crabby but I'm glad it wasn't... "

when i was on mtx i had mood swings but it was more down to...
" when i was on mtx i had mood swings but it was more down to knowing i was on the drug i... "

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I've noticed mood swings on mtx and it's starting to affect...
" I've noticed mood swings on mtx and it's starting to affect my relationship with my bf. I don't know how to explain to... "

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" ...to mood changes. Yes, MTX worsens the chances of mood shifts. Also, flare-ups cause mood problems. Get lots of sleep, eat right, and exercise. These are key, coming from someone... "

I had terrible mood swings on MTX. One minute I was fine...
" Hi James - I totally agree with you. I had terrible mood swings on MTX. One minute I was fine and the next I was like a total psycho. Then I would just burst into tears. Once I realised it... "

on - gosh had better warn OH I may get 'mood swings'....
" ...I'm due to start methotrexate soon - gosh had better warn OH I may get 'mood... "

mood swings on both Ciclo and MTX.........massive ups and...
" I had real mood swings on both Ciclo and MTX.........massive ups and downs which I found quite hard to cope with....I remember thinking \"I don't feel like me anymore\" and it was a scary thought!... "

seem to be as covered as ever. Feel very depressed. Have MS...
" ...the reptilian effect). Next methrotrexate but I seem to be getting a lot of nausea and mood swings and my feet and hands seem to be as covered as ever. Feel very depressed. Have MS as well so... "

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am on mtx (only 7.5 as I have really bad mood swings at any...
" ...was much easier to talk about the difficulties I am having,as I am on mtx (only 7.5 as I have really bad mood swings at any higher dose) & it clearly is not working,she has suggested I... "

horrible severe mood swings and anxiety/irritability. Th...
" ...medications, it wouldn't surprise me. MTX gives me horrible severe mood swings and anxiety/irritability. The overall pain ...aren't any other alternatives to MTX that I can tolerate or ...a rather low dose... "

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