How does methotrexate work?

37-year-old woman6 years ago
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37-year-old woman · 6 years ago
Rheumatoid arthritis. How does methotrexate work? Is it chemo?
Alexandre Chagnon · 6 years ago
Good morning, Madam,
Alexandre Chagnon · 6 years ago
It's all about the dose and how you take it. Methotrexate can be used as chemotherapy, for example, when taken in very large doses. In the case of rheumatoid arthritis treatment, the doses used are smaller, which allows you to have an effect on your pain and the disease, without causing the side effects that we know from chemotherapy.
Alexandre Chagnon · 6 years ago
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Alexandre Chagnon, pharmacist

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