Hello everyone, I am Diane and fairly recently been diagnosed.
I have been taking 15mg methotrexate since December and due to a lot of side effects with my stomach have switched to subcutaneously injecting for the last two weeks.
Does anyone else suffer with, I can only describe as a numbness, kind of cold and sometimes burning sensation to their skin? It is mostly in my legs but it also effects my arms, hands, buttocks and stomach too. It keeps me awake the first two days after administering and my legs are unbearable where I am constantly moving them into the cold air. And what feels like restless legs. Throw the quilt off me constantly as I become so hot, and can not sleep, I have night sweating and headaches in the first couple of days. And am totally exhausted I couldn’t work for the first two days after taking a dose at all because I feel like a rag doll.
I have only felt like this since taking methotrexate in both tablet and subcutaneous injection.
my other question is, if your hair moults does it grow back?
I would appreciate any help as I have an up and coming meeting with Rheumatology and I am wondering if I should perhaps ask about changing my medication to something else?
thank you all keep safe. Diane