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A 28-year-old female asked:

What to expect while on methotrexate for lupus? lots of nausea that day? also i heart it causes fatigue at first? any weight gain?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Some: No weight gain with Methotrexate but nausea and fatigue can occur in a minority of patients. If they do occur, tell your doctor as the symptoms might be timing or dose related and adjustments can be made. Do not be discouraged. Your doctor is thinking of medicines to aggressively control your condition.

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