What Is Methotrexate? - Uses & Side Effects


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Which of the following is methotrexate used to treat?

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1. When taking methotrexate for extended periods of time, which of the following should be performed regularly?

2. Methotrexate should not be used:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and printable worksheet emphasize a number of study points that are more fully discussed in the accompanying lesson on methotrexate. Topics you'll be assessed on include uses and possible side effects of methotrexate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your familiarity with the following:

  • Disease or condition not treated by methotrexate
  • Procedures recommended to be performed when taking methotrexate over an extended period of time
  • When methotrexate should not be used
  • Conditions or diseases that may be treated with methotrexate
  • Possible side effects of methotrexate use

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet give you a chance to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related methotrexate lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about methotrexate and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the nature and use of methotrexate
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about methotrexate

Additional Learning

To learn more about various aspects of methotrexate, review the accompanying article entitled What is Methotrexate? - Uses & Side Effects. The lesson emphasizes the following objectives:

  • Enumerate the types of cancer that may be favorably affected by the use of methotrexate
  • Comment on how methotrexate functions
  • Define what is meant by antineoplastic family of medicine
  • Talk about how methotrexate is obtained and administered
  • Explain how dosage strength is determined