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Folitrax 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Folitrax 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Folitrax 10 MG Description

Folitrax 10 tablet contains methotrexate, as an active ingredient. It belongs to a class of medicines called antimetabolites. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It is

a prescription medicine, so never suggest this medicine to anyone, even if their condition is similar to yours. The doctor decides the dosage and frequency of taking this medicine based on clinical condition and response to treatment. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Folitrax 10 tablet.

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Product Summary

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ContainsMethotrexate(10.0 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsStomach discomfort, mouth ulcers, nausea, loss of appetite
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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uses

Uses of Folitrax 10 MG

Folitrax 10 tablet is indicated for the treatment of psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, which has been unresponsive to other conventional therapy.
contraindications

Contraindications of Folitrax 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to Folitrax 10 tablet or any of the ingredients of Folitrax 10.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have any underlying medical condition like severe liver and 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 have ulcers in stomach or intestine
  • If you are a chronic alcoholic
sideEffects

Side effects of Folitrax 10 MG

  • Stomach discomfort
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Drowsiness
  • Muscle pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Folitrax 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Folitrax 10 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Folitrax 10 is extremely unsafe to use this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning one.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Folitrax 10 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid the use of Folitrax 10 if you are breastfeeding as components of this medicine can pass in breast milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Folitrax 10 tablet?
A:
It may cause drowsiness or tiredness after taking this medicine. Therefore, you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery unless you know how this medicine affects you.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Folitrax 10 tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol when using Folitrax 10, as it is known to increase the risks of liver damage.
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 etc.
  • You have mouth ulcers.
  • You have diabetes or are being treated with insulin.
  • You should take proper contraceptive measures during the treatment and should avoid pregnancy at least for 6 months after the treatment stops.
  • Do not start, alter or stop this medicine on your own.
  • You are giving this medicine to children.
  • Consult your doctor regularly when on the treatment. He/she may monitor your blood, kidney, liver tests
  • You experience irregular menses or blood in urine or sputum
  • You develop fever , chills or any infection
  • You develop shortness of breath
  • Do not recommend this medicine to others.
  • The medicine is restricted to prescription use.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Folitrax 10 MG

  • Take the dosage of Folitrax 10 tablet as per the doctor's prescription.
  • This medication should be taken by mouth only.
  • Do not take this medicine beyond the prescribed dose.
  • Swallow this medicine whole with water.
  • The medicine should not be chewed, crushed or broken.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Folitrax 10 MG

  • The medicine should be kept away from children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiration date mentioned on it.
  • Store this medicine in a closed container.
  • Store this medicine at room temperatures not exceeding 25 degrees Celsius.
dosage

Dosage of Folitrax 10 MG

Overdose

The dosage of this medicine should be used in limited doses. Kindly avoid overdosage of this medicine, as it may cause certain side effects. In case of overdose (accidental or otherwise), seek immedia...
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Missed a Dose

Folitrax 10 tablet dosage should not be missed, as it is for regular use. If you miss a dose, kindly take the medicine at the earliest, and if it is time for the following scheduled dose, skip the mis...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Folitrax 10 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Folitrax 10 tablet acts by decreasing inflammation that leads to joint pain, destruction in rheumatoid arthritis. It prevents further joint damage.
  • In psoriasis, it suppresses the overactive immune system which helps control skin lesions of psoriasis.
interactions

Interactions of Folitrax 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Folitrax 10 tablet works, or sometimes Folitrax 10 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.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat diabetes, painkillers, water pills, medicines to treat skin disorders, antibiotics, antiepileptic medicines, medicines used in chemotherapy, medicines t...
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  • Also if you are taking medicines containing folic acid along with this medicine, caution is advised.

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 Folitrax 10 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.

Q: How long does Folitrax 10 take to work?

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

Q: Is Folitrax 10 available in any other form?

A: Yes, this medicine is available in the form of liquid syrup.

Q: What are Folitrax tablet side effects?

A: Stomach discomfort, mouth ulcers, nausea and loss of appetite are a few side effects of Folitrax tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.

Q: Why is Folitrax used?

A: Folitrax tablet is indicated for the treatment of psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, which has been unresponsive to other conventional therapy.

Q: Can I stop Folitrax 10?

A: No, Folitrax 10 should not be immediately stopped after relieving the symptoms. Gradual weening of the medication should be done to avoid adverse effects.
Product Details
Brand
FOLITRAX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/11/2026
Last Updated on: 9 May 2022 | 9:35 AM (IST)

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