My doctor and I finally threw in the towel on methotrexate. I've been on it for 12 weeks and at most it gives me relief for three days out of the week (don' get me wrong I'm thankful for that much.) however, it also leaves me in the methotrexate fog a couple of days after taking the injection. Plus the headaches are awful.
I'll start taking arava this Friday. What are some panel members' experiences with this drug? Any side effects not mentioned by my doc or the Rx info? I remember that I didn't learn about the methotrexate fog until experiencing it myself, then confirming my experience with others. I was diagnosed with RA in January this year. I know it's a long way to go probably until getting settled with a treatment that works. Thanks.