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JustChattin
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Date Joined Mar 2005
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   Posted 6/6/2007 6:12 PM (GMT -7)   
If I took a picture how would I post them here?? Now one place states blisters are common side effect while another place states life threatening?? Talk bout confused!!!
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Cathy
 
about 1 out of 5 people have to stop taking methotrexate because of side effects.1 But these side effects are not usually serious, and methotrexate has fewer side effects than other DMARDs. Research also shows that people find it easier to keep taking methotrexate than some other DMARDs.8

The most common side effects are:

  • Thin or brittle hair
  • Acne or blisters on the skin
  • Loss of appetite or weight
  • Blisters in the mouth
  • Tiredness.
See your doctor if you get short of breath, or develop a cough or high temperature, as these symptoms can be a sign that methotrexate is harming your lungs.
Diagnosed dystonia 1982,COPD 1995,SLE(Lupus)2005,Subclinical hyperthyrod 2005,neuropathy 2004,mild spinal stenosis 2005, and the list goes on and on.....Raynauds March 2006, Bollous of SLE Jan 2006,chronic pain for many years, chronic pancreatitis, cysts on liver
Meds Sectral 200 mg 1 x day, Methotrexate  15mg per week, Xanax .5 4 x day,Hydrocodone 7.5/500 every 6 hrs as needed,  SVN treatments as needed,Folic Acid 2-400mccg per day

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