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Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
MRP
97.5
₹9.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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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

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
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
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
Medicines with composition Human Rabies Immunoglobulin: Berirab P
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 Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine, Human: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac, Vaxirab
Mtx with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Presticort-T, Cortina, Trilon, Stancort, Oraways, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim
Mtx 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
Mtx with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen, Benzathine
Mtx with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Mtx with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide
Mtx with Trimethoprim
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
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