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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
2/15/2014 9:05:56 AM

Reviewer: Rainbow, 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Woke up with terrible pain in all joints, worst in ankles & feet. Referred to rheumy but original tests neg. Thought to have osteo. Had steroid shots in fingers & wrists so I could could continue working. Had good results, but pain eventually got worse all over and was re-tested & dx with RA. Went on prednisone & metho, felt great after a few wks. But then she weaned me off pred ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/10/2014 6:10:11 PM

Reviewer: Heather, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 7 months started noticing my elbow/arm nodules were getting bigger. Also felt a lump starting on lumbar spine/coccyx. Doctor kept saying just a cyst on coccyx do nothing. I kept saying getting bigger. I insisted on a MRI - this huge lump is now 6"x 3"and the surgeon says it is Rheumatoid Nodule. I read Methotrexate can be cause of nodules or certainly makes them bigger. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/23/2014 5:59:11 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
FINE

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/6/2014 4:44:56 PM

Reviewer: Banjer, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have moderate to severe RA pain. Have been taking this for about 6 weeks (8 pills, once a week - with folic acid and hydroxychloroquine & 4 lortabs a day) - the "nodules" on my fingers are completely gone. The daily worsening of symptoms has stopped. I'm sleeping thru the night, not needing the lortab at night. Only side effect I see is a little more sleepiness the day I take m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/4/2014 11:03:39 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this drug for about a year and find it most effective. there have been very few and mild side effects. (minor mouth sores) I started with 2 pills per week and worked my way up to 4 before I got relief. I can now function almost normally with little or no pain.

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