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Can I drink alcohol if I'm on methotrexate?

You should only drink alcohol in small amounts because alcohol and methotrexate can both affect your liver.

It's important to stay within government guidelines, which state that adults shouldn't drink more than 14 units per week and should have alcohol free days without 'saving units up' to drink in one go.

Advice can vary and some rheumatologists may suggest stricter limits. If you're concerned you should discuss your alcohol intake with your rheumatology team.

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