Methotrexate Preservative Free

Active Ingredient(s): Methotrexate Sodium
FDA Approved: * August 10, 1959
Pharm Company: * MAYNE PHARMA USA
Category: Cancer

Methotrexate (MTX), formerly known as amethopterin, is a chemotherapy agent and immune-system suppressant.[4] It is used to treat cancer, autoimmune diseases, and ectopic pregnancy and for medical abortions.[4] Types of cancers it is used for include breast cancer, leukemia, lung cancer, lymphoma, gestational trophoblastic disease, and osteosarcoma.[4] Types of autoimmune diseases it is used for include psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Crohn... [wikipedia]

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