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What is the solution for pitting oedema on lower leg after taking tab.methotrexate 5mg for Rheumatoid Arthritis ?

Dear sir,my mother 48yr sufferning from Rhumatoid Arthrittis taken tab.methotrexate 5mg since 6month twice she having pitting oedema on lower leg.on blood report recent SGPT 73 ,SGOT 60.can we stop methotrxate suddenly.&please tell further manangement.
Asked On : Wed, 2 Feb 2011
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It is not a choice , She have to stop it immediately
Consult a physician/gestroenterologist. take treatment for liver problem
Start alternative treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis ( Consult a rheumatologist)
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