Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet

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Uses of Methotrexate

Methotrexate 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 Methotrexate

Common

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

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How to use Methotrexate

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.

How Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet works

Methotrexate 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.
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Uses of Folic Acid

Folic Acid is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Folic Acid

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Nausea, Abdominal distension, Decreased appetite, Flatulence.

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How to use Folic Acid

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.

How Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet works

Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and is necessary for the normal production and maturation of red blood cells..

In Depth Information on Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Methotrexate

  • For autoimmune diseases, Methotrexate is taken by mouth, once a week (not every day) on the same day each week. It can take 2 to 3 weeks for Methotrexate 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.
  • Methotrexate 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 Methotrexate 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.

Expert advice for Folic Acid

  • Do not take folic acid, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to folic acid or any of the other ingredients.
  • Talk to your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).

Taking Methotrxate with alcohol increases the risk of liver damage.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg 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
Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy
or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patie
nts with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patie
nts with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Truxofol 7.5 mg/1 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Methotrexate

Q. Is Methotrexate a steroid/ chemotherapy/ disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD)/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)?
Methotrexate 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 Methotrexate safe for psoriasis?
Methotrexate belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis. Methotrexate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Methotrexate cell cycle specific?
Yes. Methotrexate's chemotherapeutic effects are cell-cycle specific as it inhibits the DNA synthetic phase, i.e. it inhibits the synthesis of DNA (genetic material) of the cells. Hence in cancer treatment, it kills the cancerous cells and reduces the tumor size
Q. Is Methotrexate safe/ How long can I take Methotrexate for?
Methotrexate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Methotrexate a narcotic/ biologic drug?
No. Methotrexate is not a narcotic drug/ biologic drug
Q. Can I take methotrexate with antibiotics (e.g. amoxicillin, Bactrim)/ ibuprofen/ prednisone/ naproxen/ aspirin/ paracetamol?
No. Methotrexate interacts with antibiotics (e.g. amoxicillin, Bactrim), ibuprofen, prednisone, naproxen, aspirin, paracetamol. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Can I take Methotrexate with a cold?
Always consult your doctor regarding its use if you have any symptoms of infection such as cold
Q. Does Methotrexate cause cancer?
Methotrexate 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
Q. Does Methotrexate cause weight gain/ weight loss/ fatigue/ diarrhea/ acne/ mood swings/ nausea/ infertility?
Methotrexate 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 Methotrexate work and what does Methotrexate treat?
Methotrexate belongs to a class of drugs known as antimetabolites. Methotrexate is used for the treatment of wide range of cancers or tumors including acute leukemias (a type of blood cancer), non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (a type of cancer of immune system cells that help the body fight infections), soft-tissue (fat, muscle, nerves, fibrous tissues, blood vessels, or deep skin tissues of the body) and osteogenic sarcomas (bone cancer), and solid tumors (cancers) of the breast, lung, head and neck, bladder, cervical, ovarian, choriocarcinoma and testicular carcinoma. It is also used to treat severe, uncontrolled psoriasis (skin condition where scaly patches were formed due to fast growing cells) and rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in hands and feet) only if these have not responded to other frontline treatments.
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Frequently asked questions for Folic Acid

Q. Does folic acid contain iron?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins
Q. Can I take folic acid with iron supplement?
It does not contain iron and can be taken with iron supplement
Q. Does vitamin D have folic acid?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and it does not have Vitamin D
Q. Is folic acid good for everyone/skin/health/polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)/hair loss/anemia?
Everyone needs folic acid for good health. It is good for skin, hair, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and anemia. However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the use of folic acid
Q. What is Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB tablet used for?
Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB are the trade names for active drug folic acid. Folvite contains only folic acid which is a component of the B group of vitamins. While Fol123/ Folvite MB, in addition to folic acid also has other forms of vitamin B. In addition folic acid is also used for prevention of folate deficiency caused by some medicines (e.g. phenytoin, phenobarbital and primidone used to treat epilepsy), folate deficiency caused by long-term red blood cell damage or kidney dialysis However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid
Q. How long can I take folic acid for?
Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration
Q. Does folic acid have side effects increase weight/acidity?
Folic acid may have rare side effect like acidity, while it has no known effect on weight gain
Q. Can I take folic acid with birth control?
Folic acid supplementation does not affect birth control, and can be taken if you are suffering from anemia due to folic acid deficiency However, always follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid
Q. Can I take folic acid with methotrexate/warfarin/calcium/metformin/antibiotics?
Folic acid may interact with medicines such as methotrexate/sulfonamide antibiotics (sulfasalazine, cotrimoxazole etc). It has no known effect if taken with warfarin/calcium/ metformin.
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