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Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
45
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Medicine Overview of Imotrax Tablet

Uses of Imotrax Tablet

Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.

Imotrax Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Imotrax are Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Increased liver enzymes, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).

How to use Imotrax Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Imotrax Tablet works

Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet is an immunosuppressant. In rheumatoid arthritis, it works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system. This decreases swelling, reduces pain and stiffness, and improves function. In psoriasis, it works by slowing down the rapid growth of skin cells.

In Depth Information on Imotrax Tablet

Expert advice for Imotrax Tablet

  • It reduces inflammation in the joints which helps decrease swelling, pain, stiffness & reduces irreversible joint damage.
  • Take it once a week on the same day every week.
  • Always take folic acid as advised by your doctor. This will help lessen the side effects of Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet.
  • It takes 6 to 8 weeks for Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet to work. It is important to keep taking the medication.
  • Have your blood tested every 4 to 8 weeks. This is important to make sure Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet isn’t harming your liver or blood counts.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet.
  • Can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet.
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Imotrax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Imotrax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Imotrax 2.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Imotrax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methotrexate

Q. Is Imotrax a steroid/ chemotherapy/ disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD)/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)?
Imotrax is not a steroid or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of different types of cancer and it is also a disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD) used in the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis
Q. Is Imotrax safe for psoriasis?
Imotrax belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Imotrax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Imotrax safe/ How long can I take Imotrax for?
Imotrax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Imotrax a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Imotrax is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Does Imotrax cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Imotrax may cause side effects such as fatigue, diarrhea, acne, mood swings, nausea, and infertility. But it has no known effect on weight gain/ weight loss
Q. Does Imotrax cause cancer?
Imotrax belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites. It is used for the treatment of wide range of cancer and tumors. However it may increase the risk of secondary malignancies such as melanoma and other cancers.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Imotrax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev
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Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
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Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Imotrax with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Longacillin, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip
Imotrax with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Imotrax with Trimethoprim
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Imotrax with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine, Human: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim
Imotrax with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen
Imotrax with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide
Imotrax with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Presticort-T, Tacit, Alcicort, Kapiswit, Trilon, Stancort, Oraways
Imotrax with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Imotrax with Dexamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone: Dexamax, OD Dex, Adexa, Dexaril, Dexarain, Dexalide, Dexton, Dekadin, Pfidex, Dexacron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Imotrax with Deflazacort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze, Jeevcort, Flazassil, Exacort, Solo D
Imotrax with Methylprednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred, Premeth, Lumi M, Mep, Aricort M, Metcort, Ultrapred, Meprosol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin
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