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While on methotrexate, plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) imuran, etc., shouldn't I be getting regular labs? My current doctor told me that it wasn't needed.

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

While i myself err on the side of less monitoring, if you are on these meds, you need at least a cbc, metabolic panel, crp, and urinalysis every three months! i can't agree with what you were trold!

In brief: Yes!

While i myself err on the side of less monitoring, if you are on these meds, you need at least a cbc, metabolic panel, crp, and urinalysis every three months! i can't agree with what you were trold!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes you are right

You need to take personal responsibility.
You need regular labs. Discuss this with your rheumatologist.

In brief: Yes you are right

You need to take personal responsibility.
You need regular labs. Discuss this with your rheumatologist.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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