I have to stop my MTX for a week due to being on antibiotics for bronchitis...will I have problems when I start up again? I just started noticing a difference and I'm afraid that stopping for a week will make me start from scratch.
I had to stop my methotrexate for 2 weeks due to a chest infection.
I really didn't feel anything different when I stopped or even started up again. Then I am not sure if it is working for me or not. For awhile I thought it was, now I am not so sure if it is working.
I am happy that you are seeing a difference. That is great news.
Sorry I didn't help you much with your question.
I had to stop methotrexate for 5 weeks when I had major surgery. It didn't appear to make any difference, (though I did have my steroids increased temporarily from 5mg to 10mg during that time).
I was told that Mtx has a half life of around 6 weeks, so if you've been using it for a while a break of a couple of weeks may not be noticeable at all.
Good to hear that the Mtx is working for you
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