Mtx 7.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mtx Tablet

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

Mtx Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

Mtx Tablet related warnings

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.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Mtx with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mtx

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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
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FAQs

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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th May 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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