Methotrexate

FDA Approved: * August 10, 1959
Pharm Company: * MAYNE PHARMA USA
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Methotrexate Overview

Methotrexate (MTX), formerly known as amethopterin, is a chemotherapy agent and immune system suppressant.[1] It is used to treat cancer, autoimmune diseases, ectopic pregnancy, and for medical abortions.[1] Types of cancers it is used for include breast cancer, leukemia, lung cancer, lymphoma, and osteosarcoma.[1] Types of autoimmune diseases it is used for include psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Crohn's disease.[1] It can ...

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raised alt methotrexate

I have been on methotrexate for about 8 weeks, 15 mg weekly to treat PA. Just had call from hospital to say my latest blood work has come back with Alt raised from .56 in the last test to 109 on latest test. Do I need to worry? ## Hello, Matty! How are you? There is a chance that it's raised due to liver damage, but more evaluating would be required to know for sure. The FDA lists the other side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry cough and headache. Is there anything else I can help with? ## What is a plantar fibroma? I have a lump on the top of the arch in my foot that is very painful. Sometimes feels like fire in my foot. When I get up can barely walk for the pain. But after a few minutes the pain will ease. Saw a foot doctor a few years ago fo...

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Is Methotrexate A Steroid

I am on a course of methotrexate. Is this drug a steroid and would it stop me from losing weight and my metabolism moving? ## No, it is not a steroid, it is an antimetabolite and antifolate drug. The most common side effects are nausea, dizziness, low white cell count and abdominal pain. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I'm on 10mg of methotrexate once weekly for dermomyostitis , so far I've noticed mostly extreme fatigue after taking second dose. I am now on forth week of taking it I did have nausea first two times but with taking folic acid 800mcg everyday an other vitamins an also put on 50000 units vitamin D once weekly. I'm able to now walk an move better an less pain an overall weakness especially in lower torso I just want to know if there is...

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Folitrax 7.5mg side effects

My 34-year-old wife is suffering from psoriasis from the last 7 years. Now she has pain in 3 joints from the last 2 years. Her doctor recommended folitrax 7.5mg - 2 tablets in a week. Kindly tell me about side effects of this medicine. ## Folitrax contains the active ingredient Methotrexate, among other uses, in this case, it is used to treat the immune problems, that can cause Psoriasis. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, compromised immunity and hair loss. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## my daughter is 4 yrs. old n suffering from non significant arthiritis doctor has advised her folitrax 7.5 mg . once in a week .Is it safe for her.After are the sideeffects after stopping this ## iam 25yrs old and not married.my doctor prescribed me folitrax 7.5mg/f...

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methotrexate injection

mouth ulcers, nausea, renal failure it was prescribed for arthritis has kidney diease ## How are they doing, now? Those are possible side effects, but renal failure is kind of iffy, that doesn't happen in most people that take it. Since they have kidney disease, is it possibly they already had kidney failure? The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, seizures, bruising, and diarrhea.

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ardosons, methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine

Can I take ardosons when I take methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine for my arthritis and sciatica nerve? ## Can I take one day ardosons and one day hydroxicloroquine

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Methotrexate and lupus

My daughter has lupus. How long does she need to take Methotrexate? Her hair has thinned as well. she takes it 1x a week.. ## Hello, Sherna37! How is your daughter? When it comes to a chronic condition, such as Lupus, you really have to weigh the risks to her life and health against the medication side effects. I'm female, so I'd not like my hair thinning, either, but it would be better than the complications that can arise, if her condition were left to rage out of control. That said, she should stay on it, as long as her doctors deems it appropriate and safe for her to take it. Other side effects to this medication, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include headache, dizziness and nausea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hello! I hope your daughter is doing well. I ...

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Methotrexate and a chest cold

Hello, I take .6 ml methotrexate weekly plus plaquenil and sulfasalazine. I've been completely knocked out with a head/chest cold for the past three days. Now my fever is down; can I go back to work tomorrow or will I just did myself in deeper? Any advice would be appreciated. ## FROM PAST EXPERIENCE, IT USUALLY RECOMMENDED NOT TO RESUME NORMAL ACTIVITY UNTIL A FEVER IS GONE FOR 24 HOURS. ## @Bratbaby, I agree with the previous comment, in that you should probably wait it out until you've fully recovered from the fever and/or whatever cold symptoms you might still have. At this point your immune system has to take time to build itself back up again through getting plenty of rest, proper nutrition, and not stressing out about anything. Methotrexate on the other hand, is known for...

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Lupus and belching

I have been diagnosed with sle since past 3 months and apparently it's been with me for 15 years. I have rheumatoid arthritis and knees hurt. Doc has given me hcqs 200 which I take daily from past 2 months and methotrexate that I take twice a week. I have an unusual situation where I keep belching all day long and it's not to do with food. It's just pockets of air and it's causing severe discomfort and embarrassing too. I did have my right ovary removed last year and funnily all my air seems collected on right side only. I am at a loss cause have visited gastroentologists donee demography and endoscopy but no medicine has helped nor anything shows. Pls help ## Gosh I'm not sure but I get a lot of that too but I thought it was the meds . I was dx just 4 months ago and...

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Side Effects and Of Folitrax 15 mg

i am given this tablet and want to know about it ## Folitrax contains the active ingredient Methotrexate, it is used to treat cancer and autoimmune disorders. Learn more Folitrax details here. Are there any other questions I can help with? ## thanks for the help ## I am prescribed folitrax 20mg followed by folivite per week for 2 months and i have been diagonised with seleritis - what care should i take in my diet? ## Hey, I am also prescribed folitrax 25 mg and folvite 5 mg per week. As my doctor said to me that i am suffering from Scleroderma. Is there any bad thing happening with you and what is your problem. ## I would like to talk to you. I have an aunt who is diagnosed with scleroderma ## Hi. I'm suffering from psoriasis and already lost too much hair, but I want to know if th...

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Methotrexate & Coumadin

I have the beginning signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis and my doctor has prescribed Methotrexate. I have been on Coumadin for 13 yrs. and I am concerned about the interaction between Methotrexate and Coumadin. Would it be a potentially dangerous combination? ## I ran an interaction check for anything with those two drugs, there is a very good checker at drugdigest.org, they even check out food, supplements, and beverages. There is nothing at all listed between these two meds, so you should be fine. ## I have come of these methotrexate 11 days ago was my last lot I took which was 6 2.5 mg can I have a drink now I have stopped these ## I have been reading posts I am being given methotrexate for bullous pemphgpid have thoughts ## IT CAN INTERACT BIG TIME BY INCREASING INR LEVELS AND BLEEDING R...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methotrexate
  • Injection: 10 Mg/0.4 Ml, 15 Mg/0.4 Ml, 20 Mg/0.4 Ml And 25mg/0.4 Ml, 1000mg, 100mg/4ml (25mg/ml), 100mg/vial, 10mg/0.20ml, 12.5mg/0.25ml, 15mg/0.30ml, 17.5mg/0.35ml, 1g, 1gm/40ml (25 mg/ml), 1gm/40ml (25mg/ml), 1gm/vial, 2.5gm/100ml (25 mg/ml), 2.5gm/100ml (25mg/ml), 2.5mg/ml, 200mg/8ml (25mg/ml), 20mg, 20mg/0.4ml, 20mg/2ml (10 mg/ml), 20mg/2ml (10mg/ml), 20mg/vial, 22.5mg/0.45ml, 250mg/10ml (25mg/ml), 25mg/0.50ml, 25mg/ml, 27.5mg/0.55ml, 30mg/0.60ml, 500mg/20ml (25 mg/ml), 500mg/20ml (25mg/ml), 50mg/2ml (25 mg/ml), 50mg/2ml (25mg/ml), 50mg/vial, 7.5mg/0.15ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 10mg/0.20ml, 10mg/0.20ml (10mg/0.20ml), 10mg/0.4ml, 10mg/0.4ml (10mg/0.4ml), 12.5mg/0.25ml, 12.5mg/0.25ml (12.5mg/0.25ml), 12.5mg/0.4ml (12.5mg/0.4ml), 15mg/0.30ml, 15mg/0.30ml (15mg/0.30ml), 15mg/0.4ml, 15mg/0.4ml (15mg/0.4ml), 15mg/0.6ml (15mg/0.6ml), 17.5mg/0.35ml, 17.5mg/0.35ml (17.5mg/0.35ml), 17.5mg/0.4ml (17.5mg/0.4ml), 17.5mg/0.7ml (17.5mg/0.7ml), 2.5mg/ml, 20mg/0.4ml, 20mg/0.4ml (20mg/0.4ml), 20mg/0.8ml (20mg/0.8ml), 22.5mg/0.45ml, 22.5mg/0.45ml (22.5mg/0.45ml), 22.5mg/0.4ml (22.5mg/0.4ml), 22.5mg/0.9ml (22.5mg/0.9ml), 25mg/0.4ml, 25mg/0.4ml (25mg/0.4ml), 25mg/0.5ml, 25mg/0.5ml (25mg/0.5ml), 25mg/ml (25mg/ml), 27.5mg/0.55ml, 27.5mg/0.55ml (27.5mg/0.55ml), 2mg/ml, 30mg/0.6ml, 30mg/0.6ml (30mg/0.6ml), 7.5mg/0.15ml, 7.5mg/0.15ml (7.5mg/0.15ml), 7.5mg/0.4ml, 7.5mg/0.4ml (7.5mg/0.4ml)
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 2.5mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Methotrexate: (72 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-4550 Methotrexate 2.5 mg (As Methotrexate Sodium) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8550 Methotrexate 2.5 mg (As Methotrexate Sodium) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0069-0146 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0147 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0148 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0149 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0181 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0204 Methotrexate Sodium 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0143-9516 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9517 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9518 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9519 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9830 Methotrexate 1 g/1 Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0378-0014 Methotrexate 2.5 mg (As Methotrexate Sodium) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0555-0572 Methotrexate 2.5 mg (As Methotrexate Sodium) Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0703-3671 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-3673 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-3675 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-3678 Methotrexate 25 mg/ml Intra-arterial; Intramuscular; Intrathecal; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0904-6012 Methotrexate 2.5 mg (As Methotrexate Sodium) Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
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Other drugs which contain Methotrexate or a similar ingredient: (8 results)

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Methotrexate reaction
When I take Methotrexate (7.5 mg.) for my RA treatment, I get these swollen areas in the tissue, on my lower leg and som... 9 replies
Methotrexate and a chest cold
Hello, I take .6 ml methotrexate weekly plus plaquenil and sulfasalazine. I've been completely knocked out with a he... 6 replies
Methotrexate & Coumadin
I have the beginning signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis and my doctor has prescribed Methotrexate. I have been on Coumadin fo... 5 replies
Methotrexate and lupus
My daughter has lupus. How long does she need to take Methotrexate? Her hair has thinned as well. she takes it 1x a week... 4 replies
Methotrexate side effects
I have been on Methotrexate and folic acid for 3 weeks. Started with three 2.5 mg tablets of MTX for two weeks, then up ... 4 replies
Methotrexate elevated Creatine levels.
Has anyone experienced an increase in their creatine level since taking Methotrexate or had any kidney damage as a resul... 3 replies
methotrexate injection
mouth ulcers, nausea, renal failure it was prescribed for arthritis has kidney diease ## How are they doing, now? Those ... 1 reply
methotrexate2 5mg tablet
What is this drug used for exactly. I take 6 of these at one time. once a week. They were prescribed by ma RA doctor. Bu... 1 reply
Methotrexate side effects nausea, vomiting, no appetite
Side effects nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite what can I do ## Hello, Alma! How are you? I'm sorry about the probl... 1 reply
methotrexate & time duration in your system
I took methotrexate injections 15mg once a week for about 3 years off & on, mostly on for psoriasis & stopped co... 1 reply






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