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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic disease inflammation that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally ...
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Methotrexate 30,737 Prednisone 18,625 Enbrel 12,285
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Methotrexate
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Sulfazine
Other name: Trexall (Trexall)
Other name: Sulfasalazine (Sulfasalazine)
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Lupus*
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Joint Pain
Autoimmune Disease*
Psoriatic Arthritis*
Crohn's Disease
Ectopic Pregnancy*
JRA
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Ulcerative Colitis
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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolite and antifolate drug. It is used in treatment of cancer, autoimmune diseases, ectopic pregnancy, and for the induction...
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Sulfadiazine is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic...
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Nausea
9
Hair Loss
5
Weight Gain
2
Fever
2
Stomach Problems
2
Common Cold
1
Dizzy
1
Diabetes
1
Migraines
1
Numbness
1
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Sul
Nausea
5
Rash
4
Migraines
3
Tinnitus
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Hair Loss
2
Itching
2
Thrombocytopenia
2
Depression
2
Dizzy
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Sul
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Sul
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0
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Hair Loss
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5
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Sul
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Thrombocytopenia
Sul
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About Methotrexate
Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolite and antifolate drug. It is used in treatment of cancer, autoimmune diseases, ectopic pregnancy, and for the induction...
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Sulfadiazine is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic...
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a problem before MTX! I hate MTX so much, I am going to...
" ...helped me so much. I have never had calf pain like this before. I ...never had a problem before MTX! I hate MTX so much, I am going to go back to the Plaquinel and Sulfazine and forget it. I... "

I was diagnosed. I'm on methotextrate (6 pills once per...
" #15 I have RA. It didn't get better ...and I was diagnosed. I'm on methotextrate (6 pills once per week) ...any more flareups since starting the sulfazine. My hands won't close a... "

willis, Was on 15mg of mtx, but the side effects could not...
" Hi willis, Was on 15mg of mtx, but the side effects could not be tolerated, so ...folic acid to 10mg, and is looking at starting the sulfazine in may, but she has to check with all... "

can't take Mtx so I'm on sulfazine and plaquenil and I feel...
" ...pain. What's important here is to start treatment to stop the disease and keep it at bay. Because of liver problems, I can't take Mtx so I'm on sulfazine and plaquenil and I feel great! The... "

it was before the MTX. It had been helping with my feet and...
" ...am frustrated. I have been on MTX for close to 3 ...me this morning and took me off the MTX cause he said my ...it was before the MTX. It had been helping with my feet and... "

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to stay off MTX because I very much enjoy drinking beer and...
" ...Ranger05 ** Don't think Sulfazine is prescibed very often ...stay off MTX because I very much enjoy drinking beer ...that just every doc wants to start arthritis patients on MTX w/out firs... "

feeling nautious when I started on sulfazine. Someone on...
" ...I remember feeling nautious when I started on sulfazine. Someone on here mentioned ginger tea. I drank lemon ginger tea and it helped. There is a problem with my liver which is probably why I'm n... "

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if anyone taking all the MTX, Sulfazine, etc. craves...
" ...have started putting on a few pounds and I am curious if anyone taking all the MTX, Sulfazine, etc. craves sugar. I ...it aggravates my inflammation bu... "

love it!! I was also started on mtx and sulfazine. My liver...
" ...love it!! I was also started on mtx and sulfazine. My liver also suffered ...I was taken off the mtx and put on plaquenil and sulfazine. Plaquenil made the differen... "

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he can do is keep me on 20mg of mtx and add sulfazine (sp)...
" ...told me that the best he can do is keep me on 20mg of mtx and add sulfazine (sp) because the pain is mainly in my tendons, not my joints, and that the... "

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