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A 34-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for methotrexate to clear out the body after use for ecotopic pregnancy? will it cause infertility?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Unlikely: Low dose methotrexate as commonly used for problems like you have is cleared from the body in 48-72 hours. Infertility is a remote possibility as it can occur with any chemotherapy but Methotrexate is safer in this regard compared to alkylating agents.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2015

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