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Methotrexate is an antimetabolite drug with antineoplastic and immunomodulatory properties, useful as an antineoplastic agent in various haematological and solid tumours. MTX toxicity can occur because of accidental ingestion/overdose by the patient or because of prescription error. The toxic effects manifest as severe mucositis or as organ damage (bone marrow depression, renal/hepatic injury). The toxicity usually results from parenteral overdose or repeated chronic drug ingestion. Acute highdoi:10.31729/jnma.3538 fatcat:ribj25dzlvfubbiwzwwt3aye2y