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Dark Yellow Urine Methotrexate
Took 1 dose of 10mg methotrexate 2days ago. Urine is dark gold. Pretty sure it's blood. Should I go to urgent care or call my rhuem tomorrrow am?
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Concentrated urine: Concentrated urine means that you need to hydrate more. In the baby, it means you should try to get them to take more fluids. Babies should only drink breast milk or formula, 24-32 ounces a day, if under 6 months. Up to 6 ounces of juice can be added at 6 months. That usually takes care of fluid requirements.See 1 more doctor answer
Dark yellow urine: Urine can be dark yellow from taking B vitamins and/or being a bit dehydrated.
Yellow urine: You are not drinking enough water would be my first guess based on what you told me.
NO: Gross painless hematuria must be properly and promptly evaluated by a urologist. I worry about stones infection and tumors, .See 1 more doctor answer
Why do I wake up in a morning in pain on right side abdomen/back which doesn't really go away, also have dark yellow urine with bits in?
See your doctor: You could have kidney stones or a urinary tract infection. Would see your doctor and have them take a urine sample to look for both. Good luck!
My son had Dark yellow urine, drank a large bottle of water and it went completely clear and then a few hours later back to yellow. Normal??
Here are some...: Discerning urine color can be very subjective; so, get a formal urinalysis with a properly collected fresh urine specimen to confirm your concern about dark yellow urine which may related with dehydration or certain disorders in liver or red blood cells or certain drugs like pyridium, (phenazopyridine) etc. If related with dehydration, in fact, dark yellow urine indicates you have good kidneys to concentrate urine
3 yo had dark yellow urine. For last 1 hr I had him Drink large bottle water to see if it lightens. He just went and it was completely clear Worry?
Urine color: The change in color of the urine likely reflects the increased fluid consumed. During fasting and decreased water intake urine will often be dark yellow in color. With increased consumption the urine will be lighter in color. This is totally normal.
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more