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What are the standard blood tests people who take mtx should have

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It depends

It depends on the dose.
At the very least you should have a cbc. In addition, liver and kidney function needs to be monitored periodically.

In brief: It depends

It depends on the dose.
At the very least you should have a cbc. In addition, liver and kidney function needs to be monitored periodically.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: CBC and LFTs

Mtx can affect the bone marrow and so your blood counts should be watched regularly and carefully.
It can also be toxic to the liver so serum chemistries should be monitored.

In brief: CBC and LFTs

Mtx can affect the bone marrow and so your blood counts should be watched regularly and carefully.
It can also be toxic to the liver so serum chemistries should be monitored.
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan
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