Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:25 am

Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

Uses of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Treats Certain Types of Cancer, Controls Severe Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Controls Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Side effects of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet are – Red Skin Rash, Pale Skin, Easy Bru Chills, Body Aches, Flu Symptoms, Sore Throat, Headache, Severe Blistering, Peeling, Loss of Appetite, Dark Urine, Easy Bruising or Bleeding, Weakness, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Fever, Clay-Colored Stools, Jaundice

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

Do not use Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Methotrexate

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet works

Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet contains – Methotrexate

Methotrexate competitively inhibits dihydrofolate reductase, an enzyme that participates in the tetrahydrofolate synthesis.

Dosage of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

The dosage of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Folitrax 2.5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Methocel 2.5mg Tablet  ( Celon Laboratories Ltd. )

35.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet  ( Cipla Ltd. )

44.73  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


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About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.