Methotrexate tablet is used alone or together with other medicines for the treatment of several types of cancer, such as breast, head and neck, lung, blood (for example, acute lymphoblastic leukemia or ALL), bone, lymph node (for example, mycosis fungoides, relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma), or uterus cancer.
It is also used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, severe psoriasis (a skin disease) lupus, multiple sclerosis, and polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA). Methotrexate oral solution is used in combination with other medicines to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), or relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
It is also used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat mycosis fungoides. This medicine is also used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and severe psoriasis (a skin disease) and helps manage polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA) in children who had other treatments that didn’t work well.
Methotrexate belongs to a group of medicines also known as antineoplastics (cancer medicines). It blocks an enzyme that is required by cells to live. This intermeddles with the growth of cancer cells, which are finally destroyed by the body.
This medication is only available under the prescription of your doctor.
The product is available in the following dosing forms: