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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of methotrexate sodium injection.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/17/2014 7:45:33 PM

Reviewer: Glass Half Full, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Love/hate relationship with methotrexate. I'm sure others can relate. Im on injectable mtx, (1ml) which is much easier on my stomach than the pills were. The medicine works and I have taken with and without a biologic combo. It is not a cure all, but it gives me a dramatic reduction in symptoms. Of course, I love that part. The hate part... side effects. The days after my weekly injection, I f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/29/2014 4:58:53 AM

Reviewer: shellymae3, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been taking 1ml sq weekly w/Enbrel (tried Remicade, Arava, Humira, Actemra always go back to Enbrel) for around 13 yrs., first in pill form then switched to injectable in 2006. According to my Dr., the injectable is "absorbed" 20% better than pill(my RA has been pretty severe most of the 14 yrs. I've had it). It does help me somewhat, but I'm starting to feel some side e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/23/2014 3:57:54 PM

Reviewer: Ahyde, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Within an hour of the injection I feel weak and nausea. The next day I am bedridden with severe abdominal pain and my nausea is worse. I quit taking methotrexate once and I felt great. My doctor advised me to stay on this drug since I can't take meds for inflammation.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/29/2013 4:26:26 PM

Reviewer: damselhawk, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have only been on med for 5 weeks.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/21/2013 1:34:31 AM

Reviewer: Cealnewman, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I think I am having side affects from this medicine. I have blood in my stool and urine I had a EDG-colonoscopy and they found abnormal mucosa in the stomach compatible with gastritis,diverticulosis of the descending colon mass in the cecum the mass was a lipoma they biopsy everything. I am having test on the tenth of June they are going to scope my bladder and do a CT of my kidney and now I am ha ... Show Full Comment

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