Methotrexate

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Methotrexate is used to treat autoimmune conditions like Psoriasis, Crohn’s Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis or Cancers of the Lung, Breast, Head and Blood. It’s from a family of medicines called antimetabolites and has a wide range of side effects, some very serious. It’s usually taken once or twice a week rather than daily, and is often taken when other treatments have not been successful.

Common associated names: Trexall

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Sometimes used for

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriasis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Leukemia
  • Lung cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Testicular cancer
  • Trophoblastic neoplasm
  • Hashimoto's encephalopathy

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