METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION contains Methotrexate which belongs to the group of medicines called Antimetabolites. It is used to treat various cancers such as acute lymphocytic lymphoma (a type of cancer of blood and bone marrow), meningeal leukaemia (a type of cancer of white blood cells), Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (a type of cancer of lymphatic system), ovary cancer, head and neck region cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer, cancer of skin-originated T-Cell Lymphoma, bladder cancer and various other cancers that are severe and unmanageable by conventional therapy.
METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION is also used to treat psoriasis which is severe and not manageable by other treatments.
Before receiving METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION 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 taken.
Also, METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION is not recommended to be administered to pregnant and nursing women, women planning pregnancy, those who drink huge amount of alcohol and patients suffering from liver and kidney impairment.
Caution must be exercised by the patients suffering from lung disorders, blood disorders and gastric disorders before receiving METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION.
Care must be taken to avoid taking products containing caffeine such as black tea, coffee and cold drinks while receiving METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION.
The common side can be experienced after receiving METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION are headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and altered levels of blood cells. Consult a doctor if any of the above side effects worsen after receiving METHOFAST 500MG INJECTION.