Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet

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42.96
₹4.3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Remtrex Tablet

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Uses of Remtrex Tablet

Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer, bone cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), breast cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer and testicular cancer.
It is also used in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash) and ectopic pregnancy at low doses.
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Side effects of Remtrex Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Remtrex 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. Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Remtrex Tablet works

Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet 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 Remtrex Tablet

Expert advice for Remtrex Tablet

  • For autoimmune diseases, Remtrex is taken by mouth, once a week (not every day) on the same day each week. It can take 2 to 3 weeks for Remtrex to start working.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you develop a sore throat or fever (infection), bruising or bleeding, nausea, abdominal pain or dark urine or difficulty breathing.
  • Your doctor may ask to get complete blood count (CBC), kidney function test (KFT) and liver function test (LFT) before starting treatment and thereafter also.
  • Remtrex may harm your unborn babies or cause miscarriages. You and your partner should avoid conception (becoming pregnant or fathering children) for at least three months after your treatment with Remtrex has stopped.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet is usafe 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 breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Remtrex 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Methotrexate

Remtrex 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
Remtrex belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Remtrex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Remtrex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Remtrex a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Remtrex is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Does Remtrex cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Remtrex 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 Remtrex cause cancer?
Remtrex 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.
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