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Folitrax

Manufactured by: Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Methotrexate

Prescription Required

132 people have bought this recently

Folitrax

Manufactured by: Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Methotrexate

Prescription Required

132 people have bought this recently

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Folitrax Information

Folitrax Benefits & Uses

Folitrax is used to treat the following -

  1. Head and neck cancer
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. गैर-हॉजकिन लिंफोमा Primary
  4. Lung Cancer
  5. Bone Cancer
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  7. Psoriasis
  8. Ectopic Pregnancy
  9. Throat Cancer
  10. Lymphoma Primary
  11. बी-सेल एक्यूट लिम्फोब्लास्टिक ल्यूकेमिया
  12. Mycosis Fungoides

Folitrax Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Folitrax

Methotrexate

Folitrax Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Folitrax is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Loss of appetite
  3. Indigestion दुर्लभ
  4. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  5. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  6. Increased Liver Enzymes
  7. Fatigue दुर्लभ
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Acne
  10. Mood swings
  11. Male Infertility दुर्लभ
  12. Female Infertility दुर्लभ
  13. Bleeding दुर्लभ
  14. Joint pain
  15. Blurred vision
  16. Photosensitivity
  17. Hair Loss Mild
  18. Dizziness Mild
  19. Itching or burning
  20. Rash
  21. Headache Mild
  22. Infection
  23. Fever Mild
  24. Cough Mild

Folitrax Related Warnings

Is the use of Folitrax safe for pregnant women?

Folitrax should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Folitrax safe during breastfeeding?

Folitrax should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Folitrax on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Folitrax. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Folitrax on the Liver?

Folitrax may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Folitrax on the Heart?

Side effects of Folitrax rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Folitrax with Other Drugs

Folitrax should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ketoconazole

Atorvastatin

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Folitrax Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Folitrax unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Infections
    2. Allergy
    3. Liver Disease
    4. Anemia
    5. Kidney Disease
    6. Mouth Ulcer

    Frequently asked Questions about Folitrax

    Is this Folitrax habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Folitrax is addictive.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Folitrax will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe

    Is it safe?

    Folitrax should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Folitrax cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

    Folitrax Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Folitrax

    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Folitrax with food.

    Unknown

    Interaction between Alcohol and Folitrax

    Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Folitrax at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

    Mild

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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Methotrexate
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 862-863
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 832-834