On Methotrexate? – Take Vitamin C

In rat model, vitamin C prevents oxidative stress on liver and kidney

Physiol Int. 2017 Jun 29:1-11. doi: 10.1556/2060.104.2017.2.5.
Vitamin C attenuates methotrexate-induced oxidative stress in kidney and liver of rats.
Savran M et al
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28658959

  • Methotrexate given to rats
  • Vit C cut down oxidative stress seen which could effect kidneys and liver

Comment – people on methotrexate are used to taking folic acid; vitamin c is just another add-on

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