Methotrexate and pregnancy

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   Posted 1/21/2010 11:36 AM (GMT -6)   
I know you're not supposed to get pregnant while on metho and i do not plan on that at all. What I was wondering is: For the ladies, has anyone here been on metho and became pregnant after stopping the medicine? If so was the baby and yourself okay?

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   Posted 1/21/2010 3:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I have not gotten pregnant, but I already had this talk with my doctor.  He told me to get on birth control which I have done, and he said that if I plan to get pregnant that I would need to discontinue the Metho for 3-4 months before I start trying.
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   Posted 1/21/2010 6:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Interesting.....can't think of anyone I've heard of getting pregnant after methotrexate. I've always been told be off it 6 months before trying to make sure its clear of your system.

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