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Information on methotrexate sodium tabs?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Ask for injectable

Mtx tabs are 2.5mg.
Taken orally, they are in the gut @600x that will be in the blood strea. Absorption is variable-40-90%. Then to the liver which sees 400x that which will be diluted out. None of these are significant issues when given by a weekly subcutaneous injection. Mtx is a valuable drug for inflammatory arthritis, psoriasis, and many autoimmune diseases. I only gibe it subcu!

In brief: Ask for injectable

Mtx tabs are 2.5mg.
Taken orally, they are in the gut @600x that will be in the blood strea. Absorption is variable-40-90%. Then to the liver which sees 400x that which will be diluted out. None of these are significant issues when given by a weekly subcutaneous injection. Mtx is a valuable drug for inflammatory arthritis, psoriasis, and many autoimmune diseases. I only gibe it subcu!
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