Medicine Overview of Methocel Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Increased liver enzymes, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Methocel 500mg Injection is an anticancer and immunosuppressive medication. It works in cancer by slowing the growth of cancer cells by blocking building blocks that cancer cells need to grow. It also works in autoimmune disease by decreasing the activity of body's immune system and prevents the body from attacking itself.
In Depth Information on Methocel Injection
Methocel Injection related warnings
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Methocel 500mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Methocel 500mg Injection 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 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Methocel 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Methocel 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Methocel 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Methocel 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Methocel 500mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about Methocel Injection
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
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