she said that her freind told her it would be better to get a abortion is this true
Methotrexate causes embryotoxicity, abortion, and fetal defects in humans.
There is a theoretical risk of sperm mutation in males treated with methotrexate. However studies have shown no significant birth defects.
It is recommended that male patients should stop taking methotrexate at least 3 months prior to a planned pregnancy.
Your daughter should talk to her doctor.
- Methotrexate Information for Consumers
- Methotrexate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Methotrexate (detailed)
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