Methotrexate

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A DRUG INTERACTION THAT SPIRALED OUT OF CONTROL: THE TOXIC COMBINATION OF METHOTREXATE AND TRIMETHOPRIM-SULFAMETHOXAZOLE

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old lady with a history of Psoriatic Arthritis on Methotrexate (MTX) and CKD stage III was admitted to the hospital with mucositis and leukopenia. Sixteen days prior to the admission she was [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DRUG INTERACTION THAT SPIRALED OUT OF CONTROL: THE TOXIC COMBINATION OF METHOTREXATE AND TRIMETHOPRIM-SULFAMETHOXAZOLE

MISCOMMUNICATION BETWEEN PROVIDER & PATIENT LEADING TO ACUTE METHOTREXATE TOXICITY:

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old male from North Carolina with a history of rheumatoid arthritis presented to the ED with complaints of black tarry melena, nausea, vomiting, and nose bleeds. The patient was found to have [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:02+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MISCOMMUNICATION BETWEEN PROVIDER & PATIENT LEADING TO ACUTE METHOTREXATE TOXICITY: