4 patient evaluations for Methotrexate with a adherence rating of Never taken as prescribed

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Apr 1, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 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 Jul 01, 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.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 21, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2011 (Started May 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Started with pills and went to shots, which were easier on the tummy but not entirely. Had to stop when I started vomiting blood. Tell you doctor how severe the stomach cramping is.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 27, 2011 (Started Sep 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
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