Mext 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:19 am

Mext 5mg Tablet

Uses of Mext 5mg Tablet

Mext 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 Mext 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Mext 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 Mext 5mg Tablet

Do not use Mext 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 Mext 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 Mext 5mg Tablet works

Mext 5mg Tablet contains – Methotrexate

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

Dosage of Mext 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Mext 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 Mext 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Mext 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.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

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

Mexate 5mg Tablet  ( Zydus Cadila )

31.91  4 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Folitrax 5mg Tablet  ( Ipca Laboratories Ltd. )

79.79  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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