Mexate 5 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Methotrexate (5 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Mexate 5 Tablet Information

    Mexate 5 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Lymphoma are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Mexate 5 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Mexate 5 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Mexate 5 Tablet include Abdominal Pain. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Mexate 5 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Mexate 5 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    In addition, Mexate 5 Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Mexate 5 Tablet related warnings talks about Mexate 5 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Infections, Liver Disease, Anemia must refrain from the use of Mexate 5 Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Mexate 5 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Mexate 5 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Mexate 5 Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Mexate 5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Mexate 5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Mexate 5 Tablet 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Mexate 5 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Mexate 5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Mexate Tablet shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Mexate 5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Mexate Tablet. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Mexate 5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Mexate Tablet. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Mexate 5 Tablet on the Liver?


      There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Mexate Tablet. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Mexate 5 Tablet on the Heart?


      Very few cases of side effects of Mexate Tablet on the heart have been reported.

      Mild


    Mexate 5 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mexate 5 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Mexate 5 Tablet

    • Is this Mexate 5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Mexate 5 Tablet has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Mexate 5 Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Mexate 5 Tablet only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Mexate 5 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Mexate 5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Mexate 5 Tablet


      There is no information on the effects of taking Mexate 5 Tablet with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Mexate 5 Tablet


      Taking Mexate 5 Tablet and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Mexate 5 Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Mexate Tablet cause weight gain?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    No, Mexate Tablet does not cause weight changes (weight gain or loss). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unusual weight changes then it might be due to some other medical condition and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Mexate Tablet cause cancer?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Mexate Tablet contains methotrexate (a chemotherapy) which is used in the treatment of various types of cancers. Nonetheless, it has been associated with an increased risk for melanoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and lung cancer.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to take Mexate Tablet?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    The dosage of this drug may vary depending on the diagnosis and the patient's medical condition. Take Mexate Tablet as advised by your doctor. Ideally, oral Mexate Tablet has to be taken empty stomach because the presence of food might affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach. Precautions must be taken in patients with bone marrow depression, and improper liver or kidney function.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Mexate Tablet cause drowsiness?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Mexate Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this medicine. However, the exact cause of drowsiness is not known.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Mexate Tablet raise blood sugar?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    No, Mexate Tablet does not raise blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking it. However, if you are experiencing increased thirst, trouble concentrating, and frequent urination which are symptoms of increased blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) then do discuss with your doctor.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Methotrexate

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 862-863

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 832-834

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