What Are the Side Effects of Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Treatment?

Methotrexate may be your first RA medication after diagnosis. It’s pain relief effect is expected and you should also notice its side effects:

Dizziness and headaches
Drowsiness
Hair loss
Mouth sores and decreased appetite
Rash
Diarrhea
Swollen or tender gums

 

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