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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Meth 2.5. Please consult your doctor.
Meth 2.5 is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful eff... View More
Meth 2.5 is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Meth 2.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Meth 2.5 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meth 2.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular mon... View More
Meth 2.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meth 2.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Meth ... View More
Meth 2.5 is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis where it can prevent further joint damage. It is also used to treat severe forms of a skin dis... View More
Uses of Meth 2.5
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Side effects of Meth 2.5
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
- Mouth sore
How to use Meth 2.5
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. Meth 2.5 may be taken with... View More
How Meth 2.5 works
Meth 2.5 is an immunosuppressant. In rheumatoid arthritis, it works by decreasing the activity of the body's immune system. This decreases swelling, red... View More
- Take it once a week, on the same day every week.
- Drink plenty of liquids to stay hydrated while taking this 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 Meth 2.5 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.
Burkitt's lymphoma, Choriocarcinoma, Mycosis fungoides, Crohn's disease, Psoriasis, Osteosarcoma, Breast cancer, lymphosarcoma, Acute lymphoblastic leuk... View More
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Best taken on an empty stomach. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort. Avoid taking w/ milk-rich products. ... View More
Adult: PO Burkitt's lymphoma 10-25 mg/day for 4-8 days, repeat after 7-10 days. Choriocarcinoma 15-30 mg/day for 5 days, repeat after an interval ... View More
Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Initial: 10 mg/m² PO/IM/SC qWeek Meningeal Leukemia <1 year: 6 mg intrathecally (IT) every 2-5 days 1-... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 61-80 75% of dose 51-60 70% of dose 10-50 30-50% of dose <10 Avoid use Intermittent hemodi... View More
Severe renal or hepatic impairment, pre-existing profound bone marrow suppression in patients with psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis, alcoholic liver di... View More
Mode of Action
Methotrexate is a folic acid antagonist that inhibits DNA synthesis. It irreversibly binds to dihydrofolate reductase, inhibiting the formation of reduc... View More
Hepatic or renal impairment, bone marrow depression, elderly, neonates. Ulcerative disorders of the GI tract. Monitor haematological, renal and hepatic ... View More
>10% Arachnoiditis with intrathecal administration,Subacute toxicity with intrathecal administration (paralysis of extremities, cranial nerve palsy, se... View More
Decreased effectiveness with folic acid and its derivatives. Potentially Fatal: Increased toxicity with NSAIDs and salicylates; probenecid; some peni... View More
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