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Should I Take Methotrexate When I Have A Cold
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
Can i take my weekly dose of 12.5mg methotrexate if i feel i'm coming down w/ something or if I have a cold or sinus infection?At what point to i skip
I tend to hold it: I tell my patients that if they are feeling ill, to skip a week or two until they feel better. In general, the joints don't flare if a few doses are missed. Ask your rheumatologist for a plan for when this happens so that you know what to do. ...Read more
Can i take sucrets while on methotrexate? Can i take dayquil while on methotrexate? Google gave me mixed answers. I have a cold with a sore throat.
I take methotrexate and Orencia my RA. I have a cold (mucus, dry cough, sore throat). What over the counter meds can I take? Dayquil? Any others?.
No contraindication: to the OTC cold medicines mentioned. Whether they work or not is another issue. I find that inhaling warm steam for a few minutes 2x daily for 3 days may help hasten recovery. ...Read more
If i've already taken my methotrexate for the week, is it ok to take a cold medication? If so, what is safe to use?
No meds required: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
I'm menstating at the moment and I have a cold so I took alka seltzerseltzer plus but my back is killing me, is it ok To take two ibproufen?
Not bad, but...: Not bad, but an anithistamine is better at treating allergies and hay fever than cold symptoms. For the congestion caused by colds, decongestants are preferred. However, a number of cold medications contain sedating antihistamines, mainly to help you sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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