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10/26/2009 10:58 AM

What RA meds do you take?(page 3)

ammelo36
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Yes, that is a side effect of methotrexate. Luckily for me it was a temporary side effect, once I got use to the med, the hair loss stopped. It wasn't a big concern for me, since I have thick hair.
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10/26/2009 12:18 PM
Dotti51
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Hi Ann,

Thanks so much for the information. I've been on Methotrexate for over a yr. now and the hair is coming out. Oh well, hopefully it will stop.Unsure

Hugs, ~Dotti~Smile


10/26/2009 04:09 PM
kvnj
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Dotti, my doctor assured me that once the methotrexate is stopped that it's side effects stop as well Wink

10/27/2009 05:29 AM
Cyrusray
 
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I appreciate this information....keep it coming....Kat

10/27/2009 06:30 AM
gettingoldsucks
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I've gone beyond hair thinning to actual balding. This is so hard to deal with.

10/27/2009 12:15 PM
mammy
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I had the balding too but mine was before I began treatment for my thyroid. I'm still thinning but it seemed to get better once I began the right dose of med for my thyroid.

10/27/2009 12:33 PM
bearlie
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Of course, the best thing is to make sure you're taking the right amount of meds. But....I already told my hubby that if i end up losing my hair and i've done all i can and its still falling out - my decision to make will be a blonde wig or a fiery dark red one. My own hair was very dark brown (now with a bit of gray) so..... that would be a big change. Wink

10/27/2009 01:25 PM
Dotti51
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Hi,

Thanks for your message. I just wanted to let you know that I am a redhead!!!! Everyone loves it. I used to be dark brown like you. Take care, and I hope to talk to you soon.Tongue

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