Methotrexate Reaction

9 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

Phyllis Says:


When I take Methotrexate (7.5 mg.)
for my RA treatment, I get these
swollen areas in the tissue, on my lower leg and sometimes in my forearms that will turn bright red (like a sunburn). It really is painful and seems to feel better once it turns red. This will last up to 4 days. Anyone out there with a similar re-action?



Showing Replies 1 - 9 of 9 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
nenene Says:

I know exactly what you mean! I take the medication for my lupus. My doctor prescribed over the counter hydrocortisone cream and it does wonders. Also, when it is really sore he has me take vitamin e capsules, puncture them and squirt them on the area. Believe it or not, it really does take away a lot of the pain. Hope this helps.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
2
betty dyke Says:

my husband passed away last year.. i have recently found a prescription which was for (100 )
2.5 methotrexate to be taken as doctors instructions what would be the symtoms if some one were to taking too many of these

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
3
Verwon Says:

Here's the link to the monograph listing with more information for you on that:

http:/­/­www.prescriptiondrug-info.com/­drug_information_online.asp?title=Methotrexate&page=1001249&ad=true

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
4
parameswaran Says:

Please stop taking this medthotrexate. And please go to homeopathy you have plently of medicines in homeopathy. Provided you have to be in diet. avoid taking this hell

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
5
phyllis Says:

I've since discovered that MSG in my foods was causing me many reactions including triggering my inflamation....Everyone with RA should stay away from as many perservatives in their food as possible!!!

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
6
my3sons Says:

IF YOU DO NOT TAKE exactly as given to u. I was told it will kill you this is not a med to play with. Hope this helped bless you on your lifes journey

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
7
Pat Says:
via mobile

Has anyone developed lumps under the skin, mainly in the thighs, that are painful from methotrexate ? I never had this condition before being on the medication, started developing 5 months after. Dr says she never heard of this.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
8
Lokiosho Says:

My mother a Rheumatoid Arthritis patient has been prescribed Folitrax 12.5 mg every week- Post 3 weeks we are witnessing swelling in her feet - is this a side reaction of the medicine?

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
9
Suresh Says:
via mobile

@post #4,

There are studies suggesting that homeopathy doesn't work.

Source: smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1800-studies-later-scientists-conclude-homeopathy-doesnt-work

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  


Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

Methotrexate and a chest cold
Hello, I take .6 ml methotrexate weekly plus plaquenil and sulfasalazine. I've been completely knocked out with a he... 6 replies
Methotrexate & Coumadin
I have the beginning signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis and my doctor has prescribed Methotrexate. I have been on Coumadin fo... 5 replies
Methotrexate and lupus
My daughter has lupus. How long does she need to take Methotrexate? Her hair has thinned as well. she takes it 1x a week... 4 replies
Methotrexate side effects
I have been on Methotrexate and folic acid for 3 weeks. Started with three 2.5 mg tablets of MTX for two weeks, then up ... 4 replies
Methotrexate elevated Creatine levels.
Has anyone experienced an increase in their creatine level since taking Methotrexate or had any kidney damage as a resul... 3 replies
Methotrexate injection
mouth ulcers, nausea, renal failure it was prescribed for arthritis has kidney diease ## How are they doing, now? Those ... 1 reply
methotrexate2 5mg tablet
What is this drug used for exactly. I take 6 of these at one time. once a week. They were prescribed by ma RA doctor. Bu... 1 reply
Methotrexate side effects nausea, vomiting, no appetite
Side effects nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite what can I do ## Hello, Alma! How are you? I'm sorry about the probl... 1 reply
methotrexate & time duration in your system
I took methotrexate injections 15mg once a week for about 3 years off & on, mostly on for psoriasis & stopped co... 1 reply
Methotrexate for Plantar Fibroma
Can methotrexate be used to treat a plantar fibroma? I have a plantar fibroma about mid-arch in my right foot that is ve... 1 reply


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 26 April 2016.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA