Methotrexate

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Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex
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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolit...
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Methotrexate for RA
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Does Methotrexate cause Cirrhosis ?

Cirrhosis is a known side effect of Methotrexate
#73 in Methotrexate discussions - 140 posts discuss Cirrhosis with Methotrexate. Cirrhosis is #73 concern in Methotrexate discussions.
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have full blown cirrhosis due to the Methrotrexate and my...
" ...very cautious about using Methrotrexate . I took injections ...biopsy.... Well I now have full blown cirrhosis due to the Methrotrexate and my psorisas is out of control!! Plus I have psoriat... "

assumedly caused by chronic Methatrexate exposure....
" ...had been taking Methatrexate for approximately five years, when she recently passed away from complications due to severe cirrhosis assumedly caused by chronic Methatrexate exposure. What is... "

cirrhosis in my liver as a result of the toxic methotrexate...
" ...cirrhosis in my liver as a result of the toxic methotrexate in CMF chemo and other treatments but that does not mean... "

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full blown cirrhosis of the liver due to the Methrotrexate...
" I was on Methrotrexate for about 4 years and ...biopsy - I now have full blown cirrhosis of the liver due to the Methrotrexate. My liver specialist okay'ed me to use Enbrel as I'm covered with pso... "

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effects (cirrhosis and pulmonary fibrosis from MTX, for...
" ...exert such catastrophic side effects (cirrhosis and pulmonary fibrosis from MTX, for example). I certainly am ...guess at whether they would render Minocin less-than-useful. It would be... "

of the liver Methotrexate - allergic rash all over face,...
" ...not sure of at this point. Drugs I've tried Imuran - started getting cirrhosis of the liver Methotrexate - allergic rash all over face, hot and itchy.. Lasted for weeks. Mesalazine -... "

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an enlarged spleen and low platelets due to the methotrexa...
" Methotrexate is an highly effective drug. However, insist on ...\"x\". Now I have full blown cirrhosis of the liver, an enlarged spleen and low platelets due to the methotrexate. Please ask... "

psoriasis have more problems with MTX and liver cirrhosis...
" People with psoriasis have more problems with MTX and liver cirrhosis than those with other autoimmune ...the primary reasons that MTX isn't first in line ...have more AE's with MTX than anyone ... "

of the liver from a drug called Methotrexate (sp?)...
" ...I know of in my family is suitable. My mom got cirrhosis of the liver from a drug called Methotrexate (sp?) and this is what caused the entire dilemma... "

and I'm still taking Methotrexate. Controlling Wegeners is...
" Elaphe I had a previous cirrhosis diagnosis and I'm still taking Methotrexate. Controlling Wegeners is actually more important than pretty much... "

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