DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20222752
Published: 2022-10-27

Life threatening acute kidney injury in a patient of rheumatoid arthritis, is it drug or disease related?

Parth Kanani, Sapna D. Gupta, Supriya Malhotra

Abstract


Even low-dose MTX therapy for treatment of rheumatic diseases is claimed to cause impairment in renal function. We report an insidious and progressive deterioration of renal function of patient with RA on low-dose MTX in a 41-year-old woman. We suggest that patients on low-dose MTX therapy should be periodically monitored for creatinine levels.


Keywords


Nephrotoxicity, Low dose methotrexate, Rheumatoid arthritis

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