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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Trexall (Overview)

Trexall is a pain medication.


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

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

Dr. Ira Friedlander
6 Doctors shared insights

Trexall (Overview)

Trexall is a pain medication.


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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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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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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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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 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

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