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Methotrexate Injectable Causing Acne
I have bad acne after taking methotrexate for 6wks. Should I stop using it, or is there something I can take to get rid of it whilst still taking meth?
Wrong doctors: why aren't you discussing this issue with your own rheumatologist? ...Read more
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
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Many uses!: Injectable mtx is used in many autoimmune diseases with great effect. The drug is given IV in high doses to treat cancer. In much lower doses, given subcutaneously like insulin, with fewer side-effects than the same oral dose, does not go to the liver. And you absorb 100%, not the 40-90% when taken by mouth. Great drug. ...Read more
Had an acne cyst that was small, old injected and a week later it has grown very very big, larger than ever. What to do? I've been on Accutane 8 month
?: Are you male or female? This is unusual. Should be clear after 5 months. Can be resistant if have hormonal imbalance. ...Read more
If you can get it: I can not place an exact number but there are a variety of options to buy it if you can find it. The is due to market forces and poorly done regulation. ...Read more
Methotrexate: A 50 mg vial (roughly 2 doses) costs about $15.00. ...Read more
If a dermatotogist injects a max of 5mg/cc of a corticosteroid for facial cystic acne, how many ml is he actually injecting?
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
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