Coming soon. Treats cancer and changes how your immune system works. Otrexup (Methotrexate) is a first line treatment for many autoimmune diseases and types of cancer. If you're taking it for a long time, you'll have to get routine blood tests. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance. No pricing data for this drug at this filter setting. Try searching on GoodRx
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Elevated liver function tests 15%
Mouth and lip swelling 10%
Hair loss or baldness 3%
Low white blood cells 3%
Low blood cell count 3%
More Methotrexate side effects » How it works Chloroquine Methotrexate Coming soon. Otrexup (Methotrexate) is an anti-cancer and immunosuppressive medication that treats forms of cancer, arthritis, and psoriasis. For cancer, it helps your body destroy cancer cells by blocking building blocks that cancer cells need to grow. For rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, it lowers the body's normal immune response and prevents the body from attacking itself. Type of medication Chloroquine Methotrexate Prescription only Available as Chloroquine Methotrexate Used for Chloroquine Methotrexate › Malaria Malaria Prophylaxis Non Intestinal Amebic Infection Risk factors for serious side effects Chloroquine Methotrexate Coming soon. › Women of childbearing age › Men of childbearing potential › Reduced kidney function › fluid in the abdomen (ascites) › fluid in the lungs (pleural effusion) Detailed Otrexup (methotrexate) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.
Alcohol Chloroquine Methotrexate No alcohol related info. › You have to avoid alcohol and being in the sun too long. › Don't use alcohol, NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory medications), or stay in the sun too long. Upsides and benefits Chloroquine Methotrexate Coming soon › Recommended as first line treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. › Available as a generic medication. Comes as a tablet, an injection that you give yourself weekly, and as an infusion that you get in your doctor's office or at an infusion center. › If you accidentally take too much, there's an antidote to help your body recover. Downsides and risks Chloroquine Methotrexate Coming soon › You have to be on birth control for at least 2 to 3 months after you finish Otrexup (Methotrexate) since it can cause birth defects. › You have to avoid alcohol and being in the sun too long. › You'll have to get blood tests done if you're taking this long-term because it can cause harmful side effects. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Chloroquine Methotrexate Coming soon › Don't use alcohol, NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory medications), or stay in the sun too long. › Use birth control and avoid pregnancy for at least 2 months (for women) and 3 months (for men) after you finish Otrexup (Methotrexate). › Drink plenty of liquids to stay hydrated while taking this. › Take the medication exactly as your doctor or pharmacist tells you. Call your doctor or pharmacist if you're confused. Learn more More about Chloroquine Side effects FDA package insert More about Methotrexate Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert