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Do you experience dizziness and vertigo from methotrexate?

Has anyone experienced major dizziness and vertigo from the injectable methotrexate?

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  • Diane T
    9 months ago

    Hello Maconno,

    This medication had be cross-eye. I always felt dizzy as if I was on a boat. I even remember walking side ways. I was put on folic acid which helped some. I would be sick to my stomach and confused a lot. The side effects were to much for me that I had to stop taking it to do my job. I know this is not an option for everyone. Talk to your doctor about the side effects and see if there is something you can take with it.

    Take care,


  • CathyD moderator
    10 months ago

    Hi @Maconno,

    I’m not on the injections but I take methotrexate in tablet form. I do get a little dizzy sometimes but I don’t think it’s any more than I did prior to taking it. I’m hoping someone who’s tried the injections will be able to stop by and share their experiences with you. I noticed there’s a bit of discussion regarding the injections in this forum post:

    Have you mentioned this to your doctor yet?

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