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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic) Oral.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/22/2008 7:43:39 AM

Reviewer: P rincess, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hated this drug. I felt like my limbs were not connected to my body and all I could do was curl up on the couch. I was on Celebrex at the same time. I have a very demanding job with long hours so I just quit taking everything and hope for the best with a healthy diet,and trying to stay positive. There is no rheumatologist where I live or anywhere close by so I just do the best I can on my owm.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/18/2008 1:27:13 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am not sure about this medication, I have just finished my thrid round. ( orally - 10 mg. per week ) It seems to help me a few days - but wear off quickly. This week, I have noticed " Lumps" on my back also - they are puffy and sore. I read that this might be a side effect of the medication - so I am anxious to talk to my Dr. and see if its related. I hope this is helpful ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/8/2008 9:46:44 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Being treated for Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Was taking 15mg of Methotrexate weekly and 40mg of Prednisone daily. Have been weaned off of the Prednisone because of side effect issues after long time use and now only take the Methotrexate. Joint pain is excrutiating, don't see much improvement. Quality of life is in the toilet. I spend my days and nights in my recliner una ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/28/2008 10:24:12 AM

Reviewer: dogwalker, 65-74 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
side effects include: anger outbursts after being in sun. rash on chest. eyesight problems.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/26/2008 7:39:17 PM

Reviewer: BellaBleu, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My life had become so small that our family no longer ate at the dinner table. My family would bring dinner to me in bed, because I could not sit at the table. A life without methotrexate was filled with pain, and fatique and now it's getting bigger in all the right places. Thanks!

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