Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antimetabolites. It may be used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis if other treatments have already been tried and have not worked. It is not a first-line treatment. It works by reducing the body's immune system, this decreases swelling, reduces pain, stiffness, and improves function. Take it exactly as prescribed and for as long as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more than you should. It may take several months to become fully effective.
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. Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet is an immunosuppressant. In rheumatoid arthritis, it works by decreasing the activity of the body's immune system. This decreases swelling, reduces pain and stiffness, and improves function. In psoriasis, it works by slowing down the rapid growth of skin cells.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Imutrex 2.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.