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Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet

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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Mtx Tablet

Uses of Mtx Tablet

Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.

Mtx Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Mtx 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. Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mtx Tablet works

Mtx 7.5 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 Mtx Tablet

Expert advice for Mtx 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 Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet.
  • It takes 6 to 8 weeks for Mtx 7.5 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 Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet isn’t harming your liver or blood counts.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking Mtx 7.5 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 Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet.
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Mtx Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Mtx Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Mtx 7.5 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
Mtx 7.5 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
Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mtx 7.5 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
Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mtx

I am suffering from rheunatoid arthritis i m currently taking mtx with others drugs like celecoxib prednisolone and folic acid.i have uric acid nd cholesterol problrm also. I dont know what should i do and which medications should i take and which not kindly plz help me give an good advice
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Continue MTx and folic acidGradually reduce dose of Prednisolone and stopTake Tab Febustat-40 once daily for 2 weeks for uric acid controlApply Dynapar QPS spray
My joint of my fingers and toes become stiff and painful in the morning while wake up and also feelung mild pain in my heart. I have been diagonised rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a RheumatologistApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Saaz 500mg twice daily and Tab HCQS-200 once daily
My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
ILD affected by Juvinle rheumatoid arthritis? After Lung transplant again may affected ILD because of arthritis?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
Yes ild can occur due to arthritis . Lung transplant is last procedure for uncontrollable disease. Medicines may control stmptoms
My wife has severe pain in her knee since last 7-8 days. Pain is inside her knee, not a external injury or something. Couple of months back she was vitamin D deficient and has also thyroid issue from last 3-4 months as it has just started Also she has frequent pain in her joints Kindly suggest
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please do the Xray of both knees ap and lateral view in standing position. Also do blood tests including esr, crp, hemogram and rheumatoid factor to rule out rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis nervous compression in spinal cordMy mother can't stand up totally bedridden due to nerve compression on spinal cord. Kindly help me how to overcome this situation
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
If the nerve compression is proven on MRI and is causing the symptoms as on clinical examination then I think the only solution would be surgery and the decompression of the nerveI would advise you to visit the clinic and get examined and consult a neuro spine surgeon who will be able to go to a better justice in your case
Is there any permanent cure for rheumatoid arthritis doctor?
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
The disease can be controlled with medicines and regular exercises it is an autoimmune disease and there will always be waxing and waning phenomena sometimes the disease process will be very much controlled but it can get aggravated no one can actually predict the cause of the disease It's always better to consult a remark largest as they deal with that betterLet me know if I can help you in any other way

Frequently asked questions about Mtx Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methotrexate
Q. Is Mtx a steroid/ chemotherapy/ disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD)/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)?
Mtx 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 Mtx safe for psoriasis?
Mtx belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Mtx is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Mtx safe/ How long can I take Mtx for?
Mtx is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Mtx a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Mtx is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Does Mtx cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Mtx 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 Mtx cause cancer?
Mtx 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 Mtx with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Mtx with Deflazacort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze, Jeevcort, Flazassil, Exacort, Solo D
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin
Mtx with Dexamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone: Dexamax, OD Dex, Adexa, Dexaril, Dexarain, Dexalide, Dexton
Mtx with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine
Mtx with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Mtx with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse
Mtx with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin
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