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Joshua Member Posts: 4
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:07 in Living with arthritis

Hello everyone. I am a retired 64 year old. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in June and after all my tests am due to start with methotrexate(7.5mg increasing to 20mg)and hydroxychloroquine(200mg) along with folic acid. Since diagnosis, the pain and swelling has been controlled by Prednisolone. I am trying to stay positive but am a little anxious reading about side effects of the drugs. I understand that everyone reacts differently and maybe am reading too many horror stories about other people's experiences. I would love to hear from anyone on the same medication and how it affected you.