Oral methotrexate is a high-risk medicine. It is usually taken once a week – question if once daily is prescribed.
- Oral methotrexate is safe and effective if taken correctly.
- If it is prescribed once daily, question if this is correct.
- There are two tablet strengths: 2.5mg and 10mg – check your patient is taking the right dose for their condition.
- Write the day of the week your patient should take oral methotrexate.
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