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If lupus went into remission & i no longer needed methotrexate, would it likely cause leukopenia or not?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Lupus can cause leukopenia

Lupus can cause leukopenia.
Methotrexate can cause leukopenia. So the reason you might have it depends on the rest of the manifestations of your lupus. Other reasons besides Methotrexate lupus can also cause leukopenia. Thus your evaluation would try to clarify all of this.

In brief: Lupus can cause leukopenia

Lupus can cause leukopenia.
Methotrexate can cause leukopenia. So the reason you might have it depends on the rest of the manifestations of your lupus. Other reasons besides Methotrexate lupus can also cause leukopenia. Thus your evaluation would try to clarify all of this.
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