Biotrexate – Methotrexate 50mg Injection

International Name :
Biotrexate 50mg Injection
Active Ingredient :
Methotrexate
Manufacturer :
Biochem
Form :
Injection
Packing :
Vial
Strength :
50mg

Description

Description:

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Biotrexate 50mg Injection is a medicine used for treatment of cancer in various parts of the body such as breasts, head, neck, lungs, blood, bone, lymph, and uterus. It may be used with other medicines as part of combination therapy.

Biotrexate 50mg Injection contains ‘Methotrexate’ that works by reducing the function of the cells causing inflammation in the joint tissues. It reduces pain, inflammation, and slow joint damage and disease progression over time, hence Biotrexate 50mg Injection is also known as a disease-modifying anti rheumatic drug (DMARD). Besides this, it also acts as ‘anticancer’ or ‘antimetabolite’ by stopping cancer cells from growing and spreading by blocking their access to folate (a form of vitamin B9). Thus, together this injection stops the growth of cancer cells and helps in reducing the cells working properly preventing the growth of cancer cells.

Biotrexate 50mg Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. You should avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage.

Uses of Biotrexate Injection:

  • Cancer
  • Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Treatment of Psoriasis

Benefits of Biotrexate Injection:

Cancer

Biotrexate 50mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called antimetabolites and is referred to as a cytotoxic. It works by slowing the growth of cancer cells in the body. It is used to treat a wide range of cancers such as acute leukemias, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and solid tumors found in breast, lung, bladder, head and neck as well as cervical, ovarian and testicular cancer. It may be given alone or in combination with other medicines. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis

Biotrexate 50mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called antimetabolites. It may be used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis if other treatments have already been tried and have not worked. It is not a first-line treatment. It works by reducing the body’s immune system, this decreases swelling, reduces pain, stiffness, and improves function. Take it exactly as prescribed and for as long as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more than you should. It may take several months to become fully effective.

Treatment of Psoriasis

Biotrexate 50mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called antimetabolites. It may be used to treat severe psoriasis when other treatments have not worked. Psoriasis is a condition where the skin cells in the body grow too quickly. Biotrexate 50mg Injection works by killing these fast-growing cells. It is potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Take it exactly as prescribed and for as long as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. DO NOT take more than you should. It may take several months to become fully effective. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Side effects of Biotrexate Injection:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Biotrexate: –
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Indigestion.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Tiredness.
  • Mouth sore.

How to use Biotrexate Injection:

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Biotrexate Injection works:

Biotrexate 50mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking an enzyme (dihydrofolate reductase) involved in DNA synthesis in cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Safety advice:

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Biotrexate 50mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Biotrexate 50mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.

Breast feeding

This injection is known as unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.

Driving

Taking this injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

Biotrexate 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of this injection may be needed. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Liver

It should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of this injection may be needed. Use of Biotrexate 50mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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