Caditrex 2.5 mg Tablet is a medicine use to treat rheumatoid arthritis where it helps prevent further joint damage.
It is also use to treat severe forms of a skin disease called psoriasis and tumors in a range of cancers. For psoriasis, it works by killing the cells in the skin that grow too quickly.
Caditrex 2.5 mg Tablet is give under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administer.
It may be use by itself or in combination with other medicines. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.
This will depend on what you are being treat for and may change from time to time.
You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised.
Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.
It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
You should avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage. Read More : Caditrex 2.5 mg
Most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, indigestion, abdominal pain, increased liver enzymes, and stomatitis (inflammation of the mouth).
Your doctor may advise you to take folic acid to reduce some of these.
If they do not go away or get worse, tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects.
It is powerful medicine, and some people may develop serious side effects while taking it.
This medicine may lower your ability to fight infections and lead to problems with your blood, liver, or kidneys. Your doctor will advise you on regular blood tests to check for these.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, have stomach, liver, or kidney problems, or are taking any medicines to treat infections.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affect by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.
This medicine is not recommend during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
It may harm your baby. You and your partner should avoid becoming pregnant or fathering a child for several months after your treatment with it has stopped.
Your doctor may perform several tests such as blood tests, X-rays, and physical examinations both before and during treatment with this medicine.
In Blood cancer
Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body’s ability to fight infection.
Caditrex 2.5 mg Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells.
It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Hodgkin’s disease
Hodgkin’s disease is a type of lymphoma, which is a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps the immune system get rid of waste and fight infections. Caditrex 2.5 mg Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Take it as prescribed and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Caditrex 2.5 mg
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Bone marrow suppression
- Mouth ulcer
HOW TO USE ?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Caditrex 2.5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Caditrex 2.5 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.