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On methotraxate, prednisolone. Are they safe to take?

Hello I am currently on 15mg methotraxate just completed my first month no changes what so ever my rummy doc has given me 20mg weined each week to 5mg less each week for a month of prednisolone today I'm really sacred to take these fears me putting on weight really does I got my mtx in morning would it be safe to take my prednisolone the same time thank u so much for your kind feed back your time is appreciated heaps x
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As you have told that you are taking methotrexate + prednisolone for RA ?, SLE ?

Prednisolone used for less than 2 months does not increase any significant weight

Besides you are using prednisolone in tapering dose , so not to worry about the weight , just complete prednisolone course , as advised by your doctor

Methotrexate and prednisolone donot interact with each other and are safe to take together

Hope this helps

Take care
Answered: Tue, 9 Jul 2013
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