Folitrax (2.5 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

Folitrax (2.5 mg) - Methotrexate- Tablet is manufactured by IPCA Laboratories Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Methotrexate- 2.5 mg.

Folitrax (2.5 mg) Tablet Medicine Details

Side Effects

Megaloblastic anaemia, pancytopenia, desquamation and bleeding may occur in GIT.
Skin reactions, alopecia, ocular irritation, arachnoiditis in intrathecal use, megaloblastic anaemia, osteoporosis, precipitation of diabetes, arthralgias.
Interstitial lung disease, leukoencephalopathy.

Indications

Maintaining remission in children with acute leukaemias.
Autoimmune diseases like rapidly progressing rheumatoid arthritis, severe psoriasis, pemphigus, myasthenia gravis, uveitis, chronic active hepatitis.

Contra Indications

Pregnancy and lactation.
Severe renal or hepatic impairment, pre-existing profound bone-marrow suppression.
AIDS.

Caution

Early hepatic and renal dysfunction.
CNS disturbances.
Bone marrow depression, elderly, neonates.
Use of folinic acid rescue has permitted much higher doses of methotrexate.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.4.8 in India as of date.

Formulation

Folitrax (2.5 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Methotrexate- 2.5 mg.

Medicine Name: Folitrax (2.5 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: IPCA Laboratories Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Methotrexate

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