10-02-2011, 12:24 AM   #1
Join Date: Jul 2010
Pregnancy & Methotrexate

I'm on horrible methortrexate & humria for Crohns and have just discovered I'm pregnant. I remember when I was first presecribed Meth that my specialist said that under no circumstances should I get pregnant. THhis certainly wasn't planned and I'd love another baby...I just wondered whether anyone has any experience of this?
10-02-2011, 08:57 AM   #2
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Location: United Kingdom

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Methotrexate and pregnancy are an absolute NO. You need to se your doc as soon as posible.
Diagnosed Crohns small bowel 2010,Gastroduodenal crohn's Jan 2012. Gastroparesis june 2014.
Duodenal perforation/peritonitis nov 2011. Portacath placed Nov 2013. Gastric pacemaker 2015.
Perforated jejenum/peritonitis oct 2015, PEJ for enteral feeding nov 2015

On Humira every 7 days, intermittent iv iron, regular blood transfusions :faint:
On TPN since March 2016.
10-02-2011, 09:35 AM   #3
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Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Austin, Texas
I don't have any experience w/ methotrexate, but this article does have a lot of information in it.


To reiterate what littlemissh said, see you doc ASAP.
Jenn in Austin, TX
Diagnosed September 2010

Mother of One Beautiful Baby Boy 2/27/12!
Remicade Infusions x 6 weeks
Pentasa 2 500mg capsules x 2 times daily
Prenatal vitamins & Saccharomyces boulardii (Florastor)
10-05-2011, 07:36 PM   #4
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Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Yeah, that's not good. Definitely see your doctor as soon as possible so you can assess your options.
Dx'd Crohn's Colitis 2008
Dx'd Ankylosing Spondylitis 2011
Cimzia (400mg every 2 weeks)
15 mg Methotrexate
Rowasa (as needed)

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