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Zempred 14d

My wife has been advised to take ZEMPRED 14D. Dose HALF TABLET PER DAY FOR 20 DAYS,along with Methotrexate,[taken weekly twice. Can Zempred be taken on these two days also. or only on other five days. what could be the side effects and their implications.

Can you take herbs

What if any herbal supplements can you take while on certain drugs? ## Vitamin D. I am not a person who ever thought that I would suggest vitamins over medicine. However, I had a friend tell me that Vitamin D really helped her so I tried it. I'm getting my hair back and am losing about 10 pounds a month without doing anything different with my diet. ## well .. if u r on certain drugs, i suggest u take a look at herbal medicines. Herbal remedies do not have ne side effects unless overindulged.

Yellow Oval Pill b 572

oval shaped yellow pill with "b" underscore "572" ## The oval yellow pill you have is a Methotrexate sodium tablet (2.5 mg). Methotrexate is noted to be used in the treatment of certain types of cancer, severe psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis. For dosage information, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, then please post back and I will be happy to help you.


used for Authirtus ## methotrexate is used for arthritis and is a form of chemo. I take it once a week, and my RA is in remission most of the time ## I also take methotrexate once weekly (five small yellow pills) along with hydrochloriquine twice daily for my Rheumatoid Arthritis. Methotrexate in a much more potent dosage is a cancer drug. However, in the very low dosage used for RA, it helps by suppressing the immune system's response. A routine blood test is performed to ensure ill effects on the liver. ## That is correct, Methotrexate is used to treat both cancer and some auto-immune diseases. Common side effects can include: nausea, anemia, increased bruising and diarrhea. You can read more here: Are there any other questions?

b 572 yellow oval

small oval pill ## The small yellow pill you have is a Methotrexate sodium tablet (2.5 mg). Methotrexate is noted to be used in the treatment of certain types of cancer, severe psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis. For dosage information, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, then please post back and I will be happy to help you.

Is Methotrexate banned in USA for use in treatment of RA?

I am a patient of RA for last 3 yrs and used to take Folitrax (7.5 mg per week) with HCQS (200 mg daily) along with Folvite (Folic acid). Recently (mid April to mid July 2009), I had a bout of fever associated with absolutely no other symptoms ( frequency 2 to 3 times a day peaking upto 102 F, when I had to take a paracetamol of 650 mg) . Detailed investigation (blood, USG of abdomen, CTscan of chest and abdomen, FNAC from liver) yielded nothing except presence of a few micro abcesses in the liver. The fever went off when the drugs I was being administered during the period of investigation were withdrawn (mid July 2009). Incidentally, RA drugs were stopped by the doctors in mid May 2009, in the initial stage of investigation. I am now (from mid July 2009) off the RA drugs as well as al...

high colesterol and methotrexate

I have been on 17.5 mg of methotrexate once a week for 20 years. After 2 rca stents 4 years ago, blood work showed VERY high colesterol...422...I have been on 80mg Zocor and have 6 month blood work for both methotrexate and colesterol. I did not seem to have a colesterol problem until 4 years (that I know of) and was curious if Methotrexate had any effect as far as raising colesterol. There is no family history of high colesterol. I am 5'2, weigh 98 lbs and 61 years old.. ## my husband has high Colesterol and his sex drive has gone completely he is taking tablets, can this be the cause?


Is methotrexate a steroid? ## No, if falls under the DMARD category. (Disease Modifying Anti-Rhuematic Drug) ## I take that medication for lupus. It is also used as a cancer chemotherapy medication. It can cause your blood sugar to go high, especially if you are a diabetic, cause severe headache, and diarrhea. ## Metho is sytotoxic, it inhibits an enzyme that participates in the production of folate (related to Folic Acid). Methotrexate acts specifically during DNA and RNA synthesis. It has a greater toxic effect on rapidly dividing cells. Your doctor must have explained you need supplement with enough folic acid (as high as 2-10 mg at least 5 times a week) and B12, as well as antioxidants and other vitamins and minerals. I hope you are taking curcumin, quercetin, boswellia, bromelain, ...


round blue pill ## Sorry, this is a foreign medication, this information is not as readily available as it is for US prescription medicatiojs, I would recommend asking your doctor or pharmacist if they can provide more information. ## i have rheumatoid arthritis. I ' ve tried many drugs including methotrexate and none have helped me as much as rumoquin has ## Liz: I have some problems with my knees and someone told me to try Rumoquin NF which is manufactured in Mexico, where I am based. Question: What do I need to know to make sure the problem I have has something to do with rheumatoid arthritis? ## Is better to see a doctor first to get the diagnose. rumoquin N F is god for arthritis as is been good to me with my back pain

Combined Methotextrate and Interferon usage.

Hi all, I'm interested in your opinions on this. I have MS.I also have rather severe Psoriasis. PA got pretty damn awful tbh. So I've went for Metho usage and I have Inter. as I mentioned. Now the concern , at the time, was my immune system being lowered, could potentially cause me to have another episode(MS progression).:/ But as I've said the pain was awful.Enough for me to risk further disability. Does anyone have any thoughts as to wether I should be worried besides what I've mentioned? ## No replies.:( it'm now upto 15mg of metho.I wanted to get the relief from psoriatic arthritis 7 days.That seems to be accomplished with no new symptoms. Fingers crossed.


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