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
Nephrology and Dialysis 46 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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Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Does methotrexate cause complications after molar pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 48 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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Last updated Mar 8, 2015
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