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Biotrexate 2.5mg Tablet
Biotrexate 2.5mg Tablet

Biotrexate 2.5mg Tablet

By ZYDUS LIFESCIENCES LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
41.78*
MRP 49.15
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Biotrexate 2.5 MG Description

Biotrexate Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It contains methotrexate as an active ingredient. You should never suggest this medicine to anyone, even if their con

dition is similar to yours. The doctor will decide the dosage and frequency of this medicine based on your clinical condition. You should take this medicine exactly as suggested by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Also inform about all the medicines and supplements you are taking and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Biotrexate Tablet.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹41.78
You Save₹7.37 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMethotrexate(2.5 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsStomach discomfort, mouth ulcers, nausea, muscle pain
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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uses

Uses of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

Biotrexate Tablet is indicated for the treatment of psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, in patients who have tried other treatments but their illness have not improved.
contraindications

Contraindications of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to methotrexate or any of the ingredients of Biotrexate Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have any underlying medical conditions like liver or kidney disorders.
  • If you have low levels of white blood cells and platelets.
  • If you recently had an injection of live vaccines.
  • If you have mouth ulcers or ulcers in the stomach/intestine.
  • If you are an alcoholic.
sideEffects

Side effects of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

  • Stomach discomfort
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nausea
  • Drowsiness
  • Muscle pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Biotrexate Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Biotrexate Tablet is contraindicated for use in pregnancy. Women who are capable of becoming pregnant should use effective methods of birth control during treatment with Biotrexate Tablet.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Biotrexate Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Biotrexate Tablet is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Biotrexate Tablet?
A:
Biotrexate Tablet may cause tiredness and dizziness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Biotrexate Tablet?
A:
No, the consumption of alcohol is contraindicated during treatment with Biotrexate Tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any medical condition like blood disorder, kidney disorder, intestinal disorder, lung disease, a brain-related disorder.
  • You have mouth ulcers.
  • You have diabetes or are being treated with insulin.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Biotrexate Tablet stops or reduces inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis by altering the body’s defenses.
  • In psoriasis, it kills the cells in the skin, which are growing too quickly. It is these fast growing cells, which cause the raised patches of skin in psoriasis.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

  • Take Biotrexate Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Do not chew, crush or break it.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
interactions

Interactions of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Biotrexate Tablet works, or this Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines to treat diabetes (metformin), pain (phenylbutazone), fluid accumulation (furosemide), bacterial infection (tetracycline), fits/seizures (ph...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

  • Store Biotrexate Tablet in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Biotrexate 2.5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Biotrexate Tablet include nausea, vomiting, and mouth ulcers. If you think you have taken too much of Biotrexate Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest ho...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Biotrexate Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing sche...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before using Biotrexate Tablet?

A: It is advisable to inform your doctor about the complete medical history, any history of alcoholism and liver disorders due to alcoholism, immunodeficiency syndrome, anaemia, low count of white blood cells and low count of platelets before starting treatment with Biotrexate Tablet.

Q: How long will it take to feel better with the intake of Biotrexate Tablet?

A: It may take several months to experience the full benefit of Biotrexate Tablet until then do not stop or alter the course on your own.

Q: What is the use of Biotrexate Tablet?

A: Biotrexate Tablet is indicated for the treatment of psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, in patients who have tried other treatments but whose illness has not improved

Q: Is Biotrexate Tablet a painkiller medicine?

A: No, Biotrexate Tablet is not a painkiller medicine. It is an immunosuppressant medicine that is used to stop or reduce the inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis and treat psoriasis.
Product Details
Brand
BIOTREXATE
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:10 PM (IST)
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