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A 26-year-old male asked:

Are there any risks to my new pregnancy/baby if i have fallen pregnant approx 3 weeks after a methotrexate shot for an ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Unlikely: The time it takes for 1/2 that medicine to leave your body is at the most 16 hours. Another half of the remainder in 16 and so on. By 3 weeks out there has been none in your system for some time. It can not effect the developing fetus if it is long gone.
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