Medicine Overview of Methocel Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Increased liver enzymes, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
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. Methocel 2.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Methocel 2.5mg Tablet is an immunosuppressive medication at low dose. It works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system and prevents the body from attacking itself. This decreases swelling, reduces pain and stiffness, prevents irreversible joint damage and improves function.
In Depth Information on Methocel 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 Methocel 2.5mg Tablet.
- It takes 6 to 8 weeks for Methocel 2.5mg 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 Methocel 2.5mg Tablet isn’t harming your liver or blood counts.
Avoid alcohol when taking Methocel 2.5mg 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 Methocel 2.5mg Tablet.
Methocel Tablet related warnings
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Methocel 2.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Methocel 2.5mg 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.
Methocel 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Methocel 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Methocel 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Methocel 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Methocel 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Methocel 2.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
User Submitted Feedback For Methocel 2.5mg Tablet
What were the side-effects while using Methocel 2.5mg Tablet? How much was the improvement? What are you using Methocel Tablet for?
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)
Survey Participants: 1
“The following are the results of on-going survey on 1mg.com for Methocel 2.5mg Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.”
Frequently asked questions about Methocel Tablet
Methocel 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
Methocel belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Methocel is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Methocel is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Methocel a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Methocel is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Does Methocel cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Methocel 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 Methocel cause cancer?
Methocel 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 Methocel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Medicines with composition Measles Vaccine (Live): Abhay M
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Celestone, Stemin, Betawin S, Decdan B, Betsone, Betawok, Betaron, Solubet, Bzon, Walacort, Belar, Benicort, Betalar S, Cortibet, Betanij, Medilan, Betalar, Betnesol, Betnecip, Zobet, Betnelan, Betafoam, Alerkim, Betacort, Ben, Betapen, Histacort B, Cortomine, Betagee, Betasone, Cortil A
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Cortimax, Vincort, Lincort, Cozadef, Flazo, Enzocort, Dzspin, Deftec, Ronicort, Defnalone, Defza, Defzona, Decdan Next, Cortiflaz, Emsolone D, Mahacort DZ, Defstar, Deflawin, Predicort D, Defcon, Dezocort, Alzcort, Delacort, Defzenic, Kivicort, Caflacort, Deflamax, Cortisure, Eticort, Defjoy, Coecortt, Fastcort, Dezacor, Dezacortin, Defsure, Deflachek, Asteride, Truecort, Deflocare, Defocad, Mdcort 6, Tenflay, Cortidef, Deflawok, D Infla 6, Dezert, Flacort, Nestacort, Defcort, Deflafit, Flozastar, Laza, Stercort, Nudefla, Ricadef, Cordef, Onlicort, Zicort, Orthocort, Rzcort, Dephen, Deflor, Dlc, Dfz, Decort, New Premisol, Cortiza, Advacort, Rhumapred, Deflazen, Cortijesik, Zaflart, Delzy, Defbid, Deflaris, D Flaz
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim, Lupicort
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim, Havrix
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab, Carig
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: MP, Cortilog, Macpred, Medrol, Sterio, Zempred, Melsone, Nucort-M, Duralone, Prascha MP, Methone, Mepresso D, Ivepred, Steronex, Depotex, Solu-Medrol, Prelid, Mepresso T, Premisol, Monocortil M, Depopred, Mepresso, Delsone M, Melpred, Mypred, Pilsone, Aldicord, Depo-Medrol, Mega Pred, Mpredni, Deposet, Succimed, Lyopred, Predsole, Nupred, Grafmet, Mdcort, Mepresso I, PH Mpa, Sanipred, Cortipil, Precort M, Neo-Drol, Prashchamp, Mepred, Rednisol, Nicort, Mecort
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin, Ascad, E Prin
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone: Dexagee, Labizone, Lupidexa, Dex Z, Auradex, Demisone, Decadron, Deksa, Decamycin, Dexapen, Dexasole, Wymesone, Ravicort, Biodexone, Dexa, Decdak, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate, Dexaject, Dexamox, Methasone, Decicort, Dexanir, Deexa, Dexamark, Decakem, Osidex, Dexajet
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip, Bpg, Fortified Procaine Penicillin, Pentas, Penidure, Fortified P.P, BP, Stanpen
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Methocel 2.5mg Tablet: USF, SBL, BLE, MDH, BRC, HGI, PNT, BSN, EMB, SVH, RWP, BAL, SBA, SGH, RPP, LMS, DFP, RPI, BNA, ENP, VRS, PEN, OHM, TOM, HTS, LHA, NVL, HPC, HAT, VJS, BBN, AAY, SVS, HNP, BHP, BAP, BMJ, AVS, SWA, VNS, RUS, SYN, GTC, UMP, SRG, IPL, CHP, DYG, LCC, PPR, MAK, PLT, DPP, DAO, MAM, ABP, NNP, BHA, BLS, PHN, DVH, TRP, AVL, AWS, ARD, WSI, SWP, ANP, SHD, BHM, PRL, SPD, BHS, KAL, THP, KNH, KMC, BNT, JVO, MKT, MBP, NVY, SAF, HEX, WHL, ESY, JBT, JIV, JSL, HBV, GPP, NTB, TNH, EQN, MPC, STA, HMP, CRN, RHL, MAP, DGN, SJP, MSD, JHC, QLF, KHH, MAX, 9MM, ATL, RKS, SLN, 9T9, DZY, DHP, NSL, TSS, RHW, TFP, CLT, SWT, SCH, EAN, PRT, KHC, BGS, IAD, BIO, NNH, ZPR, AAR, NDP, PRN, SHC, PMA, RSA, GPT, SSA, KIS, RDH, VDH, ANT, RDR, QTM, SMN, AMR, 4IT, HCP, AGT, MLC, HIP, DPL, PTI, BTM, MDO, OWP, DHR, SGC, ATP, DLP, AYU, GTK, NXG, JJE, SDM, GHR, NAS, OIP, NTL, PWN, UBL, PVP, ZEL, HSP, RJH, MMS, RSS, EPS, UHP, ZVP, FGH, BLP, GNC, HZF, BDN, HSM, BBS, OLT, ADT, JVN, AYM, GBL