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Trex 2.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Trex 2.5mg Tablet

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₹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 rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.
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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 may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Trex Tablet works

Trex 2.5mg Tablet is an immunosuppressive medication at low dose. It works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system and prevents the body from attacking itself. This decreases swelling, reduces pain and stiffness, prevents irreversible joint damage and improves function.

In Depth Information on Trex Tablet

Expert advice for Trex 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 Trex 2.5mg Tablet.
  • It takes 6 to 8 weeks for Trex 2.5mg 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 Trex 2.5mg Tablet isn’t harming your liver or blood counts.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking Trex 2.5mg 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 Trex 2.5mg Tablet.
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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 Low Dose

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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Trex with Beclometasone
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Trex with Benzydamine
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Trex with Loteprednol
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Trex with Triamcinolone
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Trex with Nimesulide
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Trex with Cyclosporine
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Trex with Trimethoprim
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Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Trex with Penicillin
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Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide
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