Very soon after being referred to the rheumatologist more than 2.5 years ago, he prescribed me methotrexate. I was terrified of this drug, although it is commonly prescribed as the first line of defence in attempting to slow the progress and damage of rheumatoid disease. 590 more words
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Chan BS, et al. What can clinicians learn from therapeutic studies about the treatment of acute oral methotrexate poisoning? Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Feb;55(2):88-96.
Management of acute oral poisoning: Due to the low bioavailability of MTX, treatment is not necessary for single ingestions. 423 more words
I get my flu shot every year. I recently read a study that suggests stopping methotrexate for a couple weeks after you get your shot can make the vaccine more effective. 74 more words