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What Are The Effects Of Methotrexate And Coumadin
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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
Are there any long term effects for a 6y/o to take 22.5mg of methotrexate for jra for long term? Also please list any side effects
6y/o will jia nsaids failed to work now on methotrexate but having a lot of side effects. Is there another medicine that works well with jia?
Tnf inhibitors: Tnf inhibitors work well.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is 22mg of methotrexate injections a high dose or just high for a 6 y/0 with jra to start off with? Please list possibly side effects at this dosage?
Toward high...: While there are variables-size and weight; severity of the condition- I start most adults on this dose and children 15-20mg. But one cannot really say. Certainly for the short term I would not expect issues. One question I would ask: did the medicine get started by a rheumatologist or pediatric rheumatologist! ...Read more
Many and quite safe!: 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. Ist line in ra! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plenty : XX oral dos: Methotrexate is a surprisingly effective drug for many forms of arthritis and the consensus 1st choice for RA by the acr and eular (european). The oral dosage is more problematic because of variable absorption and first-pass effect through liver. It is completely absorbed with sucutaneous injection and doesn't bolus liver. Hair loss can be a problem. Everyone should take 2mg of folic acid. ...Read more
Bleeding.: This medication can cause serious bleeding if it affects your blood clotting proteins too much (shown by unusually high inr lab results). Even if your doctor stops your medication, this risk of bleeding can continue for up to a week. Tell your doctor right away if you have any signs of serious bleeding, including: unusual pain/swelling/discomfort/easy bruising, prolonged bleeding from cuts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruising, bleeding: The most common side effects of Coumadin (warfarin) are bruising and bleeding. Coumadin (warfarin) affects other medicines and can make them work more or less well than normal. Coumadin (warfarin) can also increase the side effects caused by other drugs. You have to be careful about what you eat with Coumadin (warfarin) and make sure you aren't getting too much vitamin k in your diet since it can counteract the effectiveness of coumadin, (warfarin). ...Read more
Depends: Coumadin (warfarin) affects (slows) bleeding. Most of the main complications, not surprisingly, are related to bleeding. Not often thought about: the effect of not enough can include clotting where clotting prevention was the goal. This question should be pursued in depth with the person who prescribes it. ...Read more
Not many: When Methotrexate is used to treat ectopic pregnancy, usually only one dose needs to be given. Therefore, most women will do well without any side effects. If they do have side effects, it will be mild and temporary. They include nausea, abdominal pain, sores in the mouth, dizziness, etc. ...Read more
Most anything.: Greens (spinich, kale, mustard, turnip greens) can blunt the effect on the coumdain on thinning your blood. The important thing is, if you eat certain foods reguarly, you will not have wild swings on your pt. If you suddenly binge on foods such as these, that is a different story. And the taking of antibiotics can increase your pt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: You have asked this question before. Side effects include GI irritation, infection risk, hair loss, allergic cough and pneumonitis, reduced blood counts, liver inflammation and increased risk of lymphoma. Do not permit this to scare you off. The advantages at preventing joint destruction far outweigh the risks. ...Read more
Not really: The major side effect of Coumadin (warfarin) is bleeding from too much or getting another blood clot from too little. As long as your INR is between 2-3 and stays that way, you risk of bleeding or further clotting should not change--no matter how long you take it. Once you are off of Coumadin (warfarin) for 5 days or less, its effects should be gone, as dr. Penba said. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general when methotrexate is causing to many side effects when treating jra what is next step?
TNF agents: Tnf agents are very effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am on methotrexate for severe psoriasis. Can I come off it as I have read of serious side effects. Thanks?
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