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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
2 doctors agree
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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