44 patient evaluations for Methotrexate

Towanda
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Towanda
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
62 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Sep 15, 2014 (Started Feb 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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pfern
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pfern
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 60
Condition: Psoriatic Arthritis 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Psoriatic Arthritis

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Feb 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Psoriasis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Psoriatic Arthritis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: The interruption on Jan 11th was due to the upcoming CABG surgery , to allow for the immune system to be ready for the extra load, exposure to potentialrisks of infection, etc. A bit unexpectedly, despite of this interruption of now about 45 days, I have NO psoriasis and arthritis symptoms.

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LFSunspot
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LFSunspot
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 58
Condition: Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak

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Jan 11, 2014 (Started Oct 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Edema (fluid retention), Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Weekly

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gummitarzan
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gummitarzan
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 69
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: n
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Jan 2, 2014 (Started Aug 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Nosebleeds)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My reumatologist suspects methrotrexate could cause my lung problems, accordingly she redused my dose from 9 to 6 pills. After approx 5 month, I still have pains in my chest. So I need to find out if chest pains will go away if I quit methrotrexate all together. The RA pains will increese, but this is nessesary.

Dec 20, 2012 (Started Aug 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Mild (Nosebleeds)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 22.5 mg Weekly

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bebp
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bebp
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Sep 15, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Itchy skin, Dizziness and feeling faint)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Methotrexate was a very potent medication, and side effects were not common. However, I took it for four years without a problem. When problems did start, they were fairly severe and quick. If you notice anything different, tell your doctor immediately!

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Cagedbrd
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Cagedbrd
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 26
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Jul 10, 2013 (Started Jun 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
  • side effects
    Severe (Nausea and vomiting, Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Worse side effects ever. Sick with splitting headache for days after dose. NEVER AGAIN!

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kelseyjenks
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kelseyjenks
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 29
Condition: Mixed connective tissue disease 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Mixed connective tissue disease

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May 15, 2013 (Started Feb 13, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for MCTD (Mixed Connective Tissue Disease))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Frequent nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: This made me feel sick about 30 hours after taking the dosage. After a few weeks, my doctor recommended that I split the dose throughout the day, which helped a little. In the end, it didn't really treat my symptoms like we hoped it would.

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jazzyguy1
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jazzyguy1
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 54
Condition: Reactive Arthritis 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Reactive Arthritis

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Apr 21, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Reactive Arthritis)
  • side effects
    Severe (Skin cancer)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: long term causes problems.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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darios
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darios
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 33
Condition: Crohn's Disease
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Crohn's Disease

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Apr 1, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Crohn's Disease)
  • side effects
    Severe (Depressed mood, Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Avoid this treatment as much as possible. I had severe difficulties dealing with depressed mood.

Jul 1, 2005 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's Disease)
  • side effects
    Severe (Depressed mood, Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Would never take this treatment again. Depressive mood and tiredness too severe.

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jmmkrepop
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jmmkrepop
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 39
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 14 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Nov 22, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sjogren's Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
  • side effects
    Mild (Muscle pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 212.5 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Stopped due to hip surgery complications. I used folic acid to combat muscle pain for the pain I experienced after the injection-- i felt like Snow White taking a bite of the poison apple
Cost: < $25 monthly

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