Category Archives: health care of pneumonia

Canadian HealthCare Mall: Methotrexate-Induced Pneumonitis

Methotrexate treatment of a number of diseases is of established benefit, but adverse pulmonary reactions to the drug are also well known. Pneumonitis caused by methotrexate was first clearly described in 1969. This form of pulmonary disease has been related to the drug and not to the underlying disease because no other cause was found and pulmonary abnormalities regressed after cessation of methotrexate therapy. In … Continue reading