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On 20mg methotrexate/day for RA symptoms. Have 65 mg of urine in protein/day. I have to take another blood/urine test. What is the dr. Looking for?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Proteinuria

Dr is monitoring your kidney function since you are on methotrexate.
Increasing amounts of protein in the urine would suggest decreasing kidney function; if that occurs, the dose of mtx would probably be decreased, or another agent for your RA might be considered.

In brief: Proteinuria

Dr is monitoring your kidney function since you are on methotrexate.
Increasing amounts of protein in the urine would suggest decreasing kidney function; if that occurs, the dose of mtx would probably be decreased, or another agent for your RA might be considered.
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