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Do you have information on methotrexate uses and effects?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Many and quite safe!
Mtx is used in many autoimmune diseases with great effect.
The drug is given IV in high doses to treat cancer. In much lower doses, given subcutaneously like insulin, with fewer side-effects than the same oral dose, does not go to the liver. And you absorb 100%, not the 40-90% when taken by mouth. Great drug. Ist line in ra!

In brief: Many and quite safe!
Mtx is used in many autoimmune diseases with great effect.
The drug is given IV in high doses to treat cancer. In much lower doses, given subcutaneously like insulin, with fewer side-effects than the same oral dose, does not go to the liver. And you absorb 100%, not the 40-90% when taken by mouth. Great drug. Ist line in ra!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology
In brief: See web site
This is an excellent web site for the information you are looking for: http://www.
Rheumatology.Org/practice/clinical/patients/medications/methotrexate.Asp.

In brief: See web site
This is an excellent web site for the information you are looking for: http://www.
Rheumatology.Org/practice/clinical/patients/medications/methotrexate.Asp.
Dr. Robert Lowe
Dr. Robert Lowe
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