Dermotrex Gel 30gm

Cancer/Oncology Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

DERMOTREX GEL contains Methotrexate which belongs to the group of medicines called Antimetabolites. It is used to treat psoriasis. DERMOTREX GEL is also used to treat active rheumatoid arthritis in adults which is a complex auto immune disorder resulting in the inflammation of the bones leading to swelling and pain. This medicine may also be used for vitiligo.

Psoriasis is a skin condition characterized by itchy scales that is not responsive to conventional treatment such as phototherapy and retinoids. Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by loss of pigmentation resulting in the appearance of discolored patches on skin.

Before using DERMOTREX GEL it is recommended to inform the doctor about your medical and family history, including the list of medicines (prescription, non-prescription medicines and herbal medicines) that are being used or taken.

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended to be used by the children less than 3 years of age, pregnant, nursing women and women planning to get pregnant. Consult your doctor before using the medicine.

USES OF DERMOTREX GEL

It is used to treat:

  • psoriasis
  • active rheumatoid arthritis in adults (complex auto immune disorder resulting in the inflammation of the bones leading to swelling and pain)

HOW DERMOTREX GEL WORKS

DERMOTREX GEL contains Methotrexate which belongs to Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). DERMOTREX GEL decreases the undesired reactions of the body’s own immune-defence mechanism, thereby working as an effective immunosuppressant. It also exhibits anti-inflammatory effects, thereby reducing the pain, swelling and redness. As a result, DERMOTREX GEL treats and resolves the symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply DERMOTREX GEL as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Your doctor will decide your dose and duration of application according to your age and disease condition.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant since it can be harmful to the foetus (growing baby) and lead to various malformations. Consult your doctor before applying DERMOTREX GEL.

BREASTFEEDING

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended for use if you are a nursing mother. Consult your doctor before applying DERMOTREX GEL.

LIVER

It should be used with caution if you are diagnosed with a liver disorder, while using DERMOTREX GEL. Consult your doctor before using DERMOTREX GEL.

ALLERGY

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended if you are allergic to Methotrexate and/or any other ingredients of this DERMOTREX GEL. Consult your doctor before applying DERMOTREX GEL.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

It is recommended not to be used by children of less than the age of 3 years. Consult your doctor before using DERMOTREX GEL to your child.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor if you are using or taking any prescription, non-prescription medicines, ayurvedic and herbal supplements.

Overdosage:
If you use too much of this medicine, consult your doctor immediately and visit any nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Methotrexate
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-metabolites
Therapeutic Indication :   Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dosage Forms :   Injection, Gel, Capsule, Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep DERMOTREX GEL out of the reach and sight of children
  • Store DERMOTREX GEL at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT DERMOTREX GEL

What is DERMOTREX GEL used for?

DERMOTREX GEL is used to treat psoriasis. It is a skin condition characterized by itchy scales) that is not responsive to conventional treatment such as phototherapy and retinoids. It is also used to treat active rheumatoid arthritis in adults which is a complex auto immune disorder resulting in the inflammation of the bones leading to swelling and pain.

Can I use DERMOTREX GEL in pregnancy?

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended for use in pregnant women and/or in women who are planning pregnancy because it can be harmful for the foetus (growing baby in the womb). Consult your doctor before using DERMOTREX GEL.

Can I use DERMOTREX GEL if I am breast feeding a baby?

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended for use during breastfeeding due to lack of safety data. Consult your doctor before applying DERMOTREX GEL.

Can DERMOTREX GEL be used by children?

DERMOTREX GEL is not recommended for children less than 3 years of age. For children above the age of 3, it is recommended to closely monitor for side effects. It is recommended to consult a doctor before using DERMOTREX GEL to your child.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Antirheumatoid and Antigout Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 210.

2. KD Tripathi. Anticancer Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 857.

3. Eskicirak, B., Zemheri, E. and Cerkezoglu, A., 2006. The treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: 1% topical methotrexate gel. International journal of dermatology. [Published in August 2006] [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16911386/

4. Abdelmaksoud, A., Dave, D.D., Lotti, T. and Vestita, M., 2019. Topical methotrexate 1% gel for treatment of vitiligo: A case report and review of the literature. Dermatologic Therapy. [Published on 1st September 2019] [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Topical-methotrexate-1-gel-for-treatment-of-A-case-Abdelmaksoud-Dave/0e38f07bfca67bdba9d7cbfe927122d0f136e134

5. DAS, S., Sharadha, M., Venkatesh, M.P., SAHOO, S., TRIPATHY, J. and Gowda, D.V., 2021. Formulation and evaluation of topical nanoemulgel of methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics. [Revised on 22nd June 2021] [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijap/article/view/41026/25364

6. Liver Tox: Clinical and Research Information on Drug-Induced Liver Injury [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; 2012-. Methotrexate. [Updated on 19th February 2020] [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK548219/#:~:text=Methotrexate%20can%20lead%20to%20serious,regimens%20and%20in%20higher%20doses.

7. Drugs.com Methotrexate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Updated on 8th June 2022] [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/methotrexate.html

8. Journal of the Turkish Academy of dermatology. Methotrexate in Psoriasis: From A to Z. Abdulla Saleh, Mohn’d Abuhilal, Bernard Cheung, MBChB, MRCP (UK), MSc Derm. [Published in 2010] [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://cms.galenos.com.tr/Uploads/Article_32345/jtad-4-0-En.pdf

9. Meth Gel. West Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd. [Accessed on 1st November 2022] https://westcoastin.com/product/meth-gelmethotrexate-topical-gel-1-ww/

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    METHOTREXATE 1%
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Dermotrex Gel 30gm

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