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Trex 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Trex 2.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Trex 2.5mg Tablet

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36.3
₹3.63/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Trex Tablet

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Uses of Trex Tablet

Trex 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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Trex Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Trex Tablet works

Trex 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 Trex Tablet

Expert advice for Trex Tablet

  • For autoimmune diseases, Trex is taken by mouth, once a week (not every day) on the same day each week. It can take 2 to 3 weeks for Trex 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.
  • Trex 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 Trex 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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Trex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Trex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Trex 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Trex 2.5mg 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
Trex 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Trex 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Trex 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Trex 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Trex 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Trex 2.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Trex Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methotrexate

Trex 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
Trex belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Trex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Trex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Trex a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Trex is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Does Trex cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Trex 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 Trex cause cancer?
Trex 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 Trex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Rubella (German Measles): Rubella, R-VAC
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Medicines with composition Rotavirus Vaccine Live Attenuated: Rotarix
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Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std, Varivax
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Medicines with composition Measles Virus Vaccine: Abhay M
Trex with Penicillin
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Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide
Trex with Cyclosporine
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Trex with Trimethoprim
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Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Medicines with composition Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab
Trex with Hepatitis A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hepatitis A: Avaxim, Havrix
Trex with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Trex with Nimesulide
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Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, 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, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter
Trex with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop, Betakem
Trex with Analgin
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Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Trex with Rabies vaccine
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Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac, Vaxirab, Xprab
Trex with Triamcinolone
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Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
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Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine
Medicines with composition Anti Rabies Sera Immunoglobulins: Berirab P, Carig
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