Folitrax 5 Tablet

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Folitrax 5 Tablet Information

Folitrax 5 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Lymphoma. Other than this, Folitrax 5 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Folitrax 5 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Folitrax 5 Tablet include Abdominal Pain. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Folitrax 5 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Folitrax 5 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Folitrax 5 Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Folitrax 5 Tablet related warnings talks about Folitrax 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 Folitrax 5 Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Folitrax 5 Tablet contraindications section.

Besides this, Folitrax 5 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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



Folitrax 5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Folitrax 5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Folitrax 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

Folitrax 5 Tablet Related Warnings

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


    Folitrax has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Folitrax without medical advice.

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


    Folitrax should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

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


    There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Folitrax. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

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


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Folitrax. 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 Folitrax 5 Tablet on the Heart?


    Folitrax is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Folitrax 5 Tablet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Folitrax 5 Tablet

  • Is this Folitrax 5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Folitrax 5 Tablet.

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


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Folitrax 5 Tablet since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Folitrax 5 Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Folitrax 5 Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Folitrax 5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Folitrax 5 Tablet


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Folitrax 5 Tablet and food will interact.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Folitrax 5 Tablet


    Taking Folitrax 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 Folitrax 5 Tablet

Question over 5 years ago

How does Folitrax work?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Folitrax contains methotrexate which is a chemotherapy drug that works in cancer by preventing the DNA synthesis of cancerous cells. It inhibits dihydrofolic acid reductase enzyme which is important for the formation of tetrahydrofolate. Tetrahydrofolate is essential for the synthesis of some DNA components of the cancerous cells. Incase of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Crohn's disease Folitrax works by suppressing the body's normal immune response to inflammation. This results in reduced inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with these diseases.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Folitrax a steroid?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

No, Folitrax is not a steroid. It is an antimetabolite (a chemotherapy drug) and disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARDs) which have immunosuppressant properties. It is used in the treatment of various types of cancer and other diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Crohn's disease. 

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Folitrax raise blood sugar?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Folitrax 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.

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Folitrax?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

Take Folitrax as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Folitrax cause cancer?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Folitrax 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.



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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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