Also had to have an occupational health meeting today for my job as not worked for 6 months now and hoping they make me redundant as i can't work as a waitress with ra due to pain and flares in my opinion. (others may do) and i then can get benefits till i find a job i can do with the ra(i am not doing this just for benefits, i hope people understand that) I have now been on Plaq for just over three years and MTX for just under three years. Plaquenil visual field American academy of ophthalmology plaquenil screening guidelines Methotrexate vs plaquenil Plaquenil retinal testing guidelines Methotrexate–hydroxychloroquine combination therapy may cause lower disease activity in early RA than methotrexate monotherapy. Methotrexate monotherapy as first early RA treatment seems to lead to more treatment intensification. About Methotrexate plaquenil prednisone. Workers fixed the hole, replaced carpet, repainted the entire unit and redid one and a half walls of drywall, according to. Hi everyone, My Rheumatologist told me he has to take me off of Prednisone and wants to start me on another RX. I have been diagnosed with Limited Scleroderma. My choices are Methotrexate, Plaquenil or Sulfasalzine Azulfidine. I researched them and determined Plaquenil would be my last choice, although it was his first, because I already have lattice degeneration of the retina in both eyes. My Rheumy suggested MTX and told me it would be months before we knew for sure it would work. The combination works well for me-though I also take a NSAID. I started feeling better about a month after starting plaq-I was also on prednisone at the time-but couldn't get all the way well. Methotrexate plaquenil prednisone Vasculitis 5 Drugs to Control This Mysterious Blood Vessel., Methotrexate plaquenil prednisone First Medical Help Plaquenil vision Hello hope everyone is well just a quick question, i have been on methotrexate for 2 months increasing from 7.5 to 15 and now to 25mg.weekly now been given plaquenil 400mg daily, has anyone else been on this mixture and has it worked or how long should i wait to see if it works. Methotrexate and plaquenil -. Methotrexate, Plaquenil or Sulfasalazine Azulfidine.. Methotrexate and plaquenil - @Kristinsaba1988 - Scleroderma.. Hydroxychloroquine have an eye examination every 6-12 months. Methotrexate. Methotrexate is one of the most commonly used corticosteroid-sparing therapies for sarcoidosis, due to its effectiveness, low cost and, at the dosages used to treat sarcoidosis, relatively low risk of side effects compared to other cytotoxic agents. Methotrexate Information Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center The pills are taken together as a single dose on the same day each week for Vioxx®, ibuprofen, naproxen, prednisone, Enbrel, plaquenil. You should not take methotrexate while taking any medicine containing Methotrexate & Prednisone Side-effects? Hi Helen, I am like that a lot of the time and I am on both methotrexate and prednisone. I have always put it down to lupus fogs because I have been reducing my prednisolone for the past 6 months now down to 2.5 a day maintenance dose and it still happens.