Tag: side effects

Methotrexate

Low dose Methotrexate (25mg or less once a week) is used to treat a range of joint, skin and bowel conditions.  This includes rheumatoid diseases, Crohn’s disease and severe psoriasis.  In higher doses it is used to treat cancer. I was put on Methotrexate when I was…

10 Things I Hate About Pred

Pred (Prednisolone) is a steroid drug and has been used over the years in IV, tablet and injection form for all of my conditions. It can be a wonderful thing, and has often helped me greatly, but the downside is the awful side effects…

What A Difference A Fortnight Makes…

Today hasn’t been a great day – arthritis pain is at an all time high and is really taking it out if me. Luckily my belly is not behaving too badly so counting small blessings. It may sound shallow but I am struggling with…