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Doctor insights on: Methotrexate Sodium Allergy In Children

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How can I get methotrexate sodium? Do I need a prescription?

How can I get methotrexate sodium? Do I need a prescription?

Yes: You always need a prescription and close followup with lab tests. ...Read more

Methotrexate (Definition)

Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more


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Information on methotrexate sodium tabs?

Information on methotrexate sodium tabs?

Ask for injectable: Mtx tabs are 2.5mg. Taken orally, they are in the gut @600x that will be in the blood strea. Absorption is variable-40-90%. Then to the liver which sees 400x that which will be diluted out. None of these are significant issues when given by a weekly subcutaneous injection. Mtx is a valuable drug for inflammatory arthritis, psoriasis, and many autoimmune diseases. I only gibe it subcu! ...Read more

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How much does injectable methotrexate (rheumatrex) cost?

How much does injectable methotrexate (rheumatrex) cost?

If you can get it: I can not place an exact number but there are a variety of options to buy it if you can find it. The is due to market forces and poorly done regulation. ...Read more

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Anyone know how much injectable methotrexate rheumatrex costs?

Methotrexate: A 50 mg vial (roughly 2 doses) costs about $15.00. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Trexall (methotrexate)?

Trexall (methotrexate): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/trexall-side-effects. Html

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Anyone know what injectable methotrexate (trexall) is used for?

Many uses!: Injectable mtx is used in many autoimmune diseases with great effect. The drug is given IV in high doses to treat cancer. In much lower doses, given subcutaneously like insulin, with fewer side-effects than the same oral dose, does not go to the liver. And you absorb 100%, not the 40-90% when taken by mouth. Great drug. ...Read more

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Who should not take Trexall (methotrexate)?

Trexall (methotrexate): See: http://www. Rxlist. Com/trexall-drug/overdosage-contraindications. Htm

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How effective is methotrexate (Trexall) for treating sarcoidosis?

How effective is methotrexate (Trexall) for treating sarcoidosis?

It can help: It may help some patients but it doesn't always work. There's no specific medication for sarcoid, but we use corticosteroids, colchicine, Biologics, depending on the manifestation of the sarcoidosis ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Methotrexate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methotrexate allergy?

Methotrexate allergy: Methotrexate is an anti-inflammatory drug routinely used to treat skin and joint diseases. In rare cases patients may develop a true allergic reaction. These include a rash, sores in the nose or mouth, enlargement of the lymph nodes, or rarely, lung disease. This is the most common drug prescribed by a rheumatologist. I am happy to do a consult if needed. ...Read more

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41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

Lupus: This sounds like a diagnosis of lupus. Finish and additional work up and be seen by a rheumatologist and. Other needed sub specialist. All the best. ...Read more

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What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?

What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?

Yes: Sulfate and sulfa are as different as cat and lobster. I know of no one who is allergic to sulfate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

Allergy question: I am not familiar with this condition and I do allergy as a part of my practice I do know about stomach irritation and upset as a result of ingesting mono sodium gluconate. My advice is to avoid it if it is a substance which causes you trouble. In general it is a preservative and is usually listed as an ingredient in foods, so check the labels of the foods you purchase. Avoid chinese food. ...Read more

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I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

Allergy: Presuming that you are healthy, taking the two medications together is not likely to be a problem. If you are hypertensive, your blood pressure can be affected, so monitor it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phenytoin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phenytoin sodium allergy?

Itching rash: Phenytoin (dilantin) can cause rashes with pruritis (itching). Often these resolve with anti-histamines or steroids. However, in some cases the rash progresses to exfoliative dermatitis, a massive loss of skin that can put the patient into a burn unit. All rashes with anti-convulsants should be treated quickly and monitored closely by the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin sodium allergy?

Cefazolin allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Cefazolin is an antibiotic. Possible adverse rxns: pruritus, urticaria, angioedema, skin rash, pustular skin eruptions & anaphylactic rxn. Cross-reactivity can occur with Penicillins. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nitroprusside sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nitroprusside sodium allergy?

Drug reaction: An allergy to nitroprusside could be as mild as a mild rash or as severe as difficulty breathing as well as other adverse effects. In addition to allergy are the potential toxicities, including severely reduced blood pressure as well as cyanide toxicity. The drug should be used only by those who are trained to manage life-threatening hypertensive emergencies and those with severe heart failure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) allergy?

Klaron allergy: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) is a sulfa antibiotic used in the treatment of acne. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-4302-2039/klaron-suspension/details ...Read more

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Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium?

Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium?

Antibiotic allergy: All antibiotics can cause allergic reactions such as hives and side effects such as diarrhea, upset stomach, etc. Ceftriaxone has a reported hypersensitivity rate of 1.7%, not higher than other antibiotics. It has been used for many years and is popular due to the convenience of once a day IV dosing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cromolyn sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cromolyn sodium allergy?

Not seen: Cromolyn sodium is the active ingredient in anti-allergy eye drops and nasal spray. It also was available in capsules that were inhaled to prevent asthma with a device called a spinhaler. It works as a mild mast cell stabilizer. It is available in many generic products. It is always possible that other ingredients may cause allergic reactions but allergic reactions to cromolyn are unheard of. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dalteparin sodium allergy?

Depends: Any allergic reaction can be as simple as a skin reaction to a full blown anaphylactic (problems breathing) reaction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amobarbital sodium allergy?

Depends: IgE mediated: hives, swelling, itching, shoc, breathing difficulties, etc
Cell-mediated: itchy or non-itchy skin rash
Undefined: Steven Johnsons syndrome which can be fatal
These are all considered immunologically mediated although IgE mediated conditions are usually considered true allergy. Amobarbital allergy is not that common partly because it is not that frequently used. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Piperacillin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Piperacillin sodium allergy?

Piperacillin allergy: Piperacillin sodium is a penicillin type antibiotic. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phenobarbital sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phenobarbital sodium allergy?

Phenobarbital sodium: Phenobarbital sodium has been used in the treatment of seizures. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Meclofenamate sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Meclofenamate sodium allergy?

Allergy or rxn?: True allergies do occur. Most people with problems experience adverse reactions. You did not mention what issues you had! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

Use other NSAID: Don't take any. However, there are other nsaids that you can take. Do not take Ibuprofen as this will cause a similar allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?

I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?

Can you clarify: Can you please clarify your allergy. Sulfur is a molecule, sulfate is made up of sulfur and oxygen molecules, thus it is a different compound. Also, sulfa antibiotics such as sulfamethoxyzole can cause an allergic reaction in some people, and thus these people need to avoid sulfa based antibiotics, and not necessarily sulfur, or sulfate. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a sodium allergy?

Is there such a thing as a sodium allergy?

Need more info: There is no allergy to sodium. What else goes with the sodium? ...Read more

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When I eat salt in solid form like on french fries, it makes sores on the roof of my mouth. Foods high in sodium dry out my mouth. Is this an allergy?

When I eat salt in solid form like on french fries, it makes sores on the roof of my mouth. Foods high in sodium dry out my mouth. Is this an allergy?

No: Reaction to salt in the mouth is an irritant and I suspect that you are prone to have canker sores in the first place
too much salt causes one to feel thirsty since the body needs more water to establish a new balance. As anyone knows, thirst occurs after one swallows a mouthful of seawater even when the body is adequately hydrated. Do note that too much salt intake is not good for your heal. ...Read more

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I've been on Montelukast Sodium 10mg for the past year for allergies & asthma. Whenever I skip a dose, my stomach gurgles & gets an empty feeling. Why?

I've been on Montelukast Sodium 10mg for the past year for allergies & asthma. Whenever I skip a dose, my stomach gurgles & gets an empty feeling. Why?

Interesting: I have never heard of this effect before but can conjecture that leukotrienes may be causing your stomach symptoms. Since Singulair (montelukast) blocks leukotriene action, omitting it allow the leukotrienes to "attack" your stomach. But this is just a guess. ...Read more

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Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes. Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes. Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

See opthalmologist: Optician specializes in refraction and not diseases. Allergy is associated with itchy as would be ocular rosacea. I suspect that your problem is more likley form dry eye. ...Read more

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Will methotrexate or enbrel (etanercept) affect my ability to have children?

Methotraxate&Enbrel: If you are on these meds you proably have some modserately sever conditiona nd this may cause you to have difficulty to conceive or if you do these meds may affect the fetus. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more