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Methofast 500 mg Injection

Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Methofast 500 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Methofast 500 mg Injection

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
266.25
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Methofast Injection

Uses of Methofast Injection

Methofast 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancer.

Methofast Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Methofast Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Methofast Injection works

Methofast 500 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking an enzyme (dihydrofolate reductase) involved in DNA synthesis in cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

In Depth Information on Methofast Injection

Methofast Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Methofast Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Methofast 500 mg Injection 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
Methofast 500 mg 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.
Driving
Methofast 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Methofast 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Methofast 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Methofast 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Methofast 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Methofast 500 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Methofast Injection

Frequently asked questions about Methotrexate

Q. Is Methofast a steroid/ chemotherapy/ disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD)/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)?
Methofast 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 Methofast safe for psoriasis?
Methofast belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Methofast is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Methofast safe/ How long can I take Methofast for?
Methofast is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Methofast a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Methofast is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Does Methofast cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Methofast 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 Methofast cause cancer?
Methofast 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 Methofast with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std
Methofast with Rubella vaccine (Live)
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Methofast with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Presticort-T, Cortina, Trilon, Stancort, Oraways, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
Methofast with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide
Methofast with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen, Benzathine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab
Methofast with Loteprednol etabonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
Methofast with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Methofast with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Human Rabies Immunoglobulin: Berirab P
Methofast with Trimethoprim
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Methofast with Rabies vaccine, Human
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine, Human: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac, Vaxirab
Methofast with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Methofast with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Anilide, Ostonim, Pas, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, 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, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Longacillin, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip, Bpg, Fortified Procaine Penicillin
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