METHOTREXATE 50mg Injection 5 Vials

 1,188.00

Methotrexate:50mg | Cytotoxic (anti-neoplastic) drugs

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Drug Strength: 50mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 5 Vials

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Atco Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 5 vials Ingredients : Methotrexate:50mgGeneric Category : Cytotoxic (anti-neoplastic) drugs

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How it works

METHOTREXATE 50mg Injection 5 Vials treats cancer by slowing the growth of cancer cells. It treats psoriasis by slowing the growth of skin cells to stop scales from forming.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for METHOTREXATE 50mg Injection 5 Vials

  • Diarrhea severe
  • Joint pain severe
  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Swelling of feet or lower legs severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Fever with chills severe
  • Unusual bleeding severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Hair loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Pale skin
  • Skin rash
  • Pain at the injection site

Uses of METHOTREXATE 50mg Injection 5 Vials

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    This medicine is used in the treatment of cancer of the bone marrow that affects the production of white blood cells.

  • Choriocarcinoma

    This medicine is used for the treatment of cancers that occur in the woman’s uterus.

  • Meningeal Leukemia

    This medicine is used for the treatment of cancer affecting the meninges which is a thin layer that protects the brain and spinal cord.

  • Breast cancer

    This medicine is used with other medications in the treatment of breast cancer.

  • Psoriasis

    This medicine is used for the treatment of severe psoriasis (an autoimmune skin disease characterized by red inflamed skin, often covered by scales) that cannot be controlled by other forms of therapy.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    This medicine is used alone or with other medications for the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disease that affects the joints in the body causing pain and swelling) along with rest and physical therapy.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended due to the risk of liver injury. Close monitoring of liver enzymes is necessary. Seek immediate medical treatment if any symptoms like lethargy, yellow-colored eyes, and skin, abdominal pain appear.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to METHOTREXATE 50mg Injection 5 Vials , or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the increased risk of birth defects.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment and alcoholic liver disease due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

  • Blood disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with blood diseases such as anemia, bone marrow hypoplasia, leukopenia (low white blood cell count), thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), etc. due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Bonemarrow suppression

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having conditions like thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, anemia, or bone marrow suppression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. A complete blood count should be performed before initiating treatment with this medicine. Close monitoring of blood counts is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    Use of this medicine may cause dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, blurred vision, etc. in some patients. Hence, it is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Lung toxicity

    This medicine may cause severe lung injuries like pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary interstitial infiltrates. Any symptoms of breathing difficulty and signs of lung impairment should be informed to the doctor. The treatment should be discontinued if any symptoms appear.

  • Skin reactions

    The medicine may cause severe skin reactions such as stevens-johnson syndrome, skin necrosis, and skin ulceration. Inform the doctor if any symptoms appear. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Gastrointestinal injury

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as peptic ulcer disease or ulcerative colitis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal disorders before initiation of the therapy. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Infections

    Use of this medicine may weaken the immune system and make you more vulnerable to infections. It is advised that you avoid coming in contact with people suffering from an infection while receiving this medicine. Any signs and symptoms of infection such as a sore throat, fever, chills, etc. should be reported to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. However, it is advised to contact the doctor immediately if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine.

  • Overdose

    Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Azole antifungal agents moderate
  • Atorvastatin moderate
  • Live attenuated vaccines and related products severe
  • Proton pump inhibitors severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment and alcoholic liver disease due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver METHOTREXATE 50mg Injection 5 Vials. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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