A 6-year-old female asked:
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child weighs 53pounds what is the highest dose of methotrexate injections can be used for jra? she is already on 25mg injections weekly

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A 6 year old is already on too high a Methotrexate dose imo. You keep asking variations of the same question over and over and over again. Why?
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
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See below: It is typically dosed per meter squared in children so we would need more detail regarding your child's size.
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Dosage: Dosage for adults is7.5-10 mg of methotrexate. For childrn with jra the dose is0.5 mg per kilo.
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
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See your doctor: You need to speak to your child's doctor about her current state. He or she may want to change her regimen or the dose of her medication.

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