A 32-year-old member asked:
Does methotrexate cause renal issues or other complications after a molar pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eduardo Haddadanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Not commonly: This is a drug used to slow down cell division acting to control excessive immunity or malignancies. The major toxicity is direceted at the liver, skin, GI tract and bone marrow cells. Kidneys are usually spared.
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Dr. Raja Mudad commented
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
At the doses used to treat this condition, Methotrexate doe not usually harm the kidneys, but when higher doses are used to treat Lymphoma or Leukemia, it may
Nov 26, 2012
Dr. John Geisleranswered
Gynecologic Oncology 29 years experience
Methotrexate: Methotrexate can affect kidneys, liver and rarely ovarian function.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Does methotrexate cause complications after molar pregnancy?
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Dr. Thomas Nameyanswered
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Mmm? Let's C.: If you have had a molar pregnancy, the use of Methotrexate is for what condition. Obviously a molar pregnacy is virtually non-viable and occurs in 1/1000 pregnancies. If you are on methotrexate, you cannot get prenant, because mtx is an abortifacient. Mtx metabolites stay in your sytem for up to 2 & 1/2 months. It should not cause complications, if you are justified in taking it.Do nnot try!
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