I took MTX for a good long time. It actually helped with my fatigue. It seems each of us have a different experience with some these drugs. I timed mine on a day of the week where I could sleep more the next day if I needed to. You get to pick one day a week to take it. I took mine on Friday night just before bed. The first few weeks my only side affect was a sleepy feeling (not fatigue, but sleepy. . . to me, fatigue was more like everything was a huge effort). That's it!! I didn't have nausea (Yeah!!!!). Lots do really well with this drug.
I think I've seen both pred and MTX in other people's signatures, so maybe you can . . .your doc would know more about
how it would interact with ALL your drugs. He will also start you on some type of folic acid supplement or Metanex. This is really important to protect your heart. He should also warn you that you can't consume alcohol on MTX as it is just too hard on the liver to do both.
I hope it really helps you sis!! Keep us posted!
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