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raynomi posted:

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I have been taking methotrexate for 4 months and Cymbalta for 1 month. I am also taking 1 mg folic acid 3 times a day but my hair is falling out in clumps. Any suggestions for supplements or products to keep me from going bald?
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singingbear responded:
When I was having a lot of hair loss my rheumy put me on 2 mg of folic acid a day and added 5 mg of leucovorin once a week. It seems to have helped.


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