What is Generic for Maxtrex* used for?
Generic for Maxtrex* (Methotrexate) is used to treat certain types of cancer such as breast cancer, lung cancer, neck cancer, and skin cancer. It is also used to treat severe psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. This medication works by interfering with the growth of certain cells of the body, as well as by suppressing the immune system.
This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Maxtrex*?
The dosage of Generic for Maxtrex* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Drink plenty of fluids while taking Generic for Maxtrex* tablets.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Maxtrex*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Maxtrex* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Maxtrex*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Maxtrex*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Maxtrex*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Maxtrex*
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Maxtrex*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Maxtrex* can interact with steroids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Maxtrex*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Maxtrex* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Maxtrex* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Maxtrex* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Maxtrex* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Maxtrex* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Maxtrex*
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Maxtrex*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Maxtrex* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Maxtrex*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Maxtrex*?
How will Generic for Maxtrex* work in my body?
How should Generic for Maxtrex* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Maxtrex* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Maxtrex* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.