Mexate 5 Tablet strip of 4 tablets
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Manufactured By Zydus Cadila
Composition Methotrexate 5mg
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Mexate 5 Tablet composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Take it once a week, on the same day every week.
- Drink plenty of liquids to stay hydrated while taking thisÂ medication.
- Always take folic acid as advised by your doctor. This will help lessen the side effects of this medicine.
- It may take 6 to 8 weeks for Methotrexate to work. Keep taking the medication as prescribed.
- Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of side effects.
- It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Avoid pregnancy for at least 6 months after your last dose.
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Yes, in fact a sore mouth and mouth ulcers are sometimes side effects of Cytotrex therapy. Taking folic acid along with this medicine may help in reducing the ulcers. Ask your doctor if the dose can be reduced as dose reduction may further help in reducing the ulcers.
Q. Why do I have to take folic acid with Cytotrex?
Folic acid is required to make new cells in the body and Cytotrex decreases the folic acid levels in the body. By taking folic acid some of the common side effects, like mouth ulcers, hair loss, nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain, fatigue, anemia and liver problems can be reduced.
Q. Why do I need to take regular blood tests while taking Cytotrex?
Regular blood tests will help your doctor to check your response to Cytotrex and monitor you for side effects. You will need to regularly check your liver function and your blood counts -white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Your doctor may also order additional tests depending on the results.
Q. Can Cytotrex use make me more prone to infections?
Cytotrex may decrease the activity of your immune system. As a result, you may develop serious infections. There have been rare reports of serious lung infections with Cytotrex use. If you have an active infection, Cytotrex should be used with extreme caution.
Q. Can Cytotrex affect fertility?
Yes, it may affect fertility in both males and females. There may be a decrease in sperm count in males and menstrual disturbances in females. These effects are reversible and disappear once the therapy is discontinued.
Q. What to do if I am planning to become pregnant and my husband is taking Cytotrex?
You should avoid pregnancy if your husband is taking Cytotrex. Also, avoid pregnancy for a minimum of 3 months after the therapy as it can lead to serious fetal abnormalities.
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