GPs warned over unsafe methotrexate prescribing

Prescribing of higher than recommended methotrexate doses is putting patients at risk of accidental overdose, a study published in the BJGP shows.

by Chloe Harman
Methotrexate is being prescribed at high doses in some GP practices, breaching NHS safety guidance. | GETTY IMAGES
Methotrexate is being prescribed at high doses in some GP practices, breaching NHS safety guidance. | GETTY IMAGES

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