Dosage & Administration
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Dosage & administration
* Instruct patients and caregivers to take the recommended dosage as directed, because medication errors have led to deaths. (2.1, 5.9)
* Verify pregnancy status in females of reproductive potential before starting methotrexate tablets (4, 5.1).
* ALL: The recommended dosage is 20 mg/m
orally once weekly as a part of a combination chemotherapy maintenance regimen. (2.2)
* Mycosis fungoides: The recommended dosage is 25 mg to 75 mg orally once weekly as monotherapy; 10 mg/m
orally twice weekly as part of combination chemotherapy. (2.2)
* Relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma: The recommended dosage is 2.5 mg orally two to four times per week as part of metronomic combination chemotherapy. (2.2)
* Rheumatoid Arthritis: The recommended starting dosage is 7.5 mg orally once weekly; adjust dose to achieve an optimal response (2.3)
* pJIA: The recommended starting dosage is 10 mg/m
orally once weekly; adjust dose to achieve an optimal response (2.4)
* Psoriasis: The recommended dosage is 10 mg to 25 mg orally once weekly until adequate response is achieved. (2.5)
Methotrexate prescribing information
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How is the dosage of Methotrexate?
is available in 1 dosages, including 2.5 mg Tab
What does Methotrexate treat?
treats Juvenile Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Breast Neoplasms, Choriocarcinoma, Crohn Disease, Esophageal Neoplasms, Hydatidiform Mole, Leukemia, Lung Neoplasms, Mycosis Fungoides, Psoriasis, Osteosarcoma, Stomach Neoplasms and Testicular Neoplasms
What is Methotrexate made of?
contains methotrexate which is a Folate Analog Metabolic Inhibitor
How Is Methotrexate Administered?
is administered as a Oral Pill
What Are The Methotrexate Mechanism Of Action?
mechanism of action is Folic Acid Metabolism Inhibitors
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