Methotrexate

Last Update February 10, 2016
Methotrexate is a powerful medication that can be used for many serious conditions. MTX is an antineoplastic (anticancer) drug that is used in protocols to treat all kinds of cance...
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Methotrexate for Lupus

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

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worked for my Lupus but had horrible side effects....
| lupusuk.healthunlocked.com
" ...the 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 20mgs ...certain diet... "

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a heart problem but her lupus meds plaquil and methotrexate...
| lupusuk.healthunlocked.com
" ...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... "

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job on my lupus symptoms, especially the joint pain....
| www.livingwithfibro.org
" ...I'm on Methotrexate for 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... "

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Methotrexate, not only to help control the lupus, but to ho...
| www.lifewithlupus.org
" ...put me on Methotrexate, not only to help control the lupus, but to hopefully avoid the problems that can cause the need for steroids. I developed an allergy to Plaquenil and Quinacrine (another... "

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n Methotrexate for my Lupus for about 2 years and stopped t...
| www.thelupussite.com
" ...was on Methotrexate for my 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... "

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methotrexate too (I also have Lupus) and my symptoms are al...
| sjogrensworld.org
" ...during the day, and get \"night sweats\" (even though you don't ...better for 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... "

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side affects and my Lupus was fairly well controlled. Then...
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" Hi , I was on Methotrexate for 8 years with no side affects and my Lupus was fairly well controlled. Then 2 years ago my lungs started to have a reaction to the drug , so now being put on... "

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a new job now my Lupus has settled down and my Methotrexate...
| lupusuk.healthunlocked.com
" ...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... "

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e crohn's and Lupus) under control. It does wonders fo...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...- have 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.... "

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Methotrexate
253,863 discussions
Taken for: RA, Psoriasis, Arthritis, Inflammation, Lupus*, Cancer, Joint Pain, Autoimmune Disease*, Psoriatic Arthritis*, Crohn's Disease, Ectopic Pregnancy*, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic), Folex PFS
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
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Prednisone
557,290 discussions
Taken for: Inflammation, RA, Allergies, Swelling, Crohn's Disease
Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Orasone
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.8
Satisfaction
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Plaquenil
74,483 discussions
Taken for: Lupus, Pain, RA, Sjogren's Syndrome, Joint Pain
Other names: Quineprox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Imuran
54,802 discussions
Taken for: Crohn's Disease*, Ulcerative Colitis*, Inflammation*, Lupus*, IBD*
Other names: Azathioprine, Azasan, Azamun, Azathioprine Sodium
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Prednisolone
50,442 discussions
Taken for: Asthma, Inflammation, RA, Crohn's Disease, Autoimmune Disease
Other names: Predfoam, Orapred, Predsol, Prelone, Pediapred
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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CellCept
25,849 discussions
Taken for: Lupus*, Autoimmune Disease*, Inflammation*, Transplant, Joint Pain*
Other names: Mycophenolate Mofetil, CellCept Intravenous
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Azathioprine
21,358 discussions
Taken for: Crohn's Disease*, Ulcerative Colitis*, Inflammation*, IBD*, Lupus*
Other names: Imuran, Azasan, Azamun, Azathioprine Sodium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Rituxan
35,418 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, Lymphoma*, RA, Lupus*, CLL
Other names:
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
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Cytoxan
57,128 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lupus*
Other names: Cyclophosphamide, Neosar
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Satisfaction
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34,577 discussions
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Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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