12 patient evaluations for Methotrexate with a side effects rating of None

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May 12, 2018 (Started Feb 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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: 15 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.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 20, 2012 (Started Nov 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jan 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for CNS lupus)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 22.5 mg Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 20, 2010 (Started Feb 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Seems to improve MS "condition"

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Feb 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Unknown

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 8, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for neuromyelitis optica)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Weekly
Side effects: septic shock, pneumonia- S.aureus, lung abscess, renal abscess, pneumonia bloody

Feb 28, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neuromyelitis optica)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pneumonia bloody, lung abscess, renal abscess, pneumonia- S.aureus, septic shock)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Did an excellent job but after having septic shock twice, renal and lung abcess had to discontinue. Also it did a better job at immunosuppression that I did not have any pain!
Side effects: septic shock, pneumonia- S.aureus, lung abscess, renal abscess, pneumonia bloody

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2009 (Started May 03, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Time you're use to a time when you don't have something important you need to do.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 7, 2009 (Started Nov 10, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Be sure to take at least 1 mg of folic acid per day while on Methotrexate. If your hair starts falling out, ask your doctor about a higher dose of folic acid. Mine was increased to 2 mg daily and my hair stopped falling out. Wal-Mart's folic acid is really inexpensive.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2008 (Started Jun 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 17.5 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Jun 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jun 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: does cause hair thinning
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: this medication works well combined with other medication for rheamatoid arthritis.

  • 0 helpful marks
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