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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 vs Sulfazine

Methotrexate
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Sulfazine
Other name: Trexall Trexall
Other name: Sulfasalazine Sulfasalazine
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
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1.8
Concern level
3.2
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for RA
1.7
Concern level
3.2
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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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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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prescribed sulfazine to work with the methotrexate…maybe...
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" ...age 34. I have been on methotrexate for 3 months which thankfully ...my last appointment the nurse seemed puzzled by this so she prescribed sulfazine to work with the methotrexate…maybe I should print... "

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's when they took me off Mtx so now I take sulfazine and...
| community.arthritis.org
" ...I did sleep the rest of the day. And that's it! That's when they took me off Mtx so now I take sulfazine and plaquenil and so far, so good! Plus I take two different pills... "

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sure that sulfazine caused an allergic reaction?Look, you ar...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...rheumy. Are you sure that sulfazine caused an allergic reaction? Look, you aren't ...any meds. I'm thinking that mtx might be worth... "

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lot of hair and most of my eyebrows while taking MTX. Then...
| healthunlocked.com
" I lost a lot of hair and most of my eyebrows while taking MTX. Then it continued to be a problem while taking leflunomide. Thankfully, my Rheumy doctor ...and switched to Enbrel and... "

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sulfazine and that gave me migraines and a stiff neck so...
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" ...towards finding a solution. Took prednisone off and on for years now and we did try methotrexate but liver enzymes went ...that and also tried sulfazine and that gave me migraines and a stiff neck so we... "

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d now am completely disabled. I am only going on MTX no...
| www.inspire.com
" ...kasjaws ** I have been on NSAIDS and sulfazine for 2 years and ...am completely... "

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a problem before MTX! I hate MTX so much, I am going to...
| rawarrior.com
" ...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. If the... "

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I was diagnosed. I'm on methotextrate (6 pills once per we...
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" #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 all... "

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

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can't take Mtx so I'm on sulfazine and plaquenil and I feel...
| community.arthritis.org
" ...I have little 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!... "

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