I was on methotrexate injections for 2 yrs. It was horrible! I got sick to the point where I wanted to die! It got to the point where as soon as I put the needle in the vile, I could immediately taste it on my tongue. The folic acid did not help at all. I also had alot of hair loss. The worse part through my ordeal was, my Rheumatologist never ever disclosed to me the side effects nor did she bother to tell me this was a slow dose of CHEMO! I stopped seeing her and took myself off of the injections. I've been off for two years and have just been taking pain killers to deal with the pain from my regular Dr. My RA has since progressed and I know I have to get back on it. Dreading to make a decision. UGH!View Thread
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