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Meditrex 15mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Meditrex 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 condit...
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ContainsMethotrexate(15.0 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsStomach discomfort, mouth ulcers, nausea, muscle pain
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Meditrex 15 MG

Meditrex 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 of Meditrex 15 MG

  • If you are allergic to methotrexate or any of the ingredients of Meditrex 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.

Side effects of Meditrex 15 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Meditrex 15 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Meditrex Tablet?
A:
Meditrex 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

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

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.

Mode of Action of Meditrex 15 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Meditrex 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.

Directions for Use of Meditrex 15 MG

  • Take Meditrex 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 of Meditrex 15 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Meditrex 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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Storage and disposal of Meditrex 15 MG

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

Dosage of Meditrex 15 MG

Overdose

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

If you have missed taking any dose of the Meditrex 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 schedu...
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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 Meditrex 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 Meditrex Tablet.

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

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

Q: What is the use of Meditrex Tablet?

A: Meditrex 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 Meditrex Tablet a painkiller medicine?

A: No, Meditrex 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
MEDITREX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/11/2022
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:10 PM (IST)
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