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Methotrexate Headaches Excedrin Harm
I'm taking methotrexate & I get headaches. When is the best time to take Excedrin without doing harm to my health?
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more
I was on 20mg of lexapro (escitalopram).reduced it to 15mg as i had nagging headaches.went off methotrexate for 2 weeks.back on it.headaches gone.what was causing it?
Impossible to say: There are numerous causes of headaches but methotrejxate is not one of them. ...Read more
I've had psoriasis for 22yrs, tests came back I have inflammation in my body. What harm could inflammation do in my body if I refuse methotrexate?
I've randomly got a severe headache and under when to worry section on google says when ur on immuno suppressants get checked out im on methotrexate?
Lo dose methotrexate: A severe headache could be a symptom of a life threatening infection such as meningitis, but if you are taking low dose Methotrexate for arthritis, or psoriasis, the chances of meningitis are virtually zero. None the less, you should discuss your headaches with your doctor. ...Read more
See details: You can switch to the subcutaneous form of Methotrexate as this may be less likely to cause liver toxicity. You can try Arava (leflunomide) although there is also a risk of toxicity with this med. Then there is a combination of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and sulfasalazine. ...Read more
No: Methotrexate does not harm the eyes in any way. In fact, low dose weekly Methotrexate is an excellent treatment for autoimmune inflammation of the eyes (called uveitis). It is actually much safer than long term steroids (eye drops or oral) since long term use of steroids can cause cataracts and other eye problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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