WHAT IS FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET
FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET contains Methotrexate which belongs to the group of medicines called Antimetabolites. FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET is used to treat psoriasis, which is a skin condition characterized by itchy scales, that is not responsive to conventional treatment such as phototherapy and retinoids and lower dosages of FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET.
In addition, FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET also aids in treating arthritis that occurs in the patients suffering from Psoriasis, referred to as Psoriatic Arthritis. FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET is also used to treat mycosis fungoides.
USES OF FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET
It is used to treat:
Arthritis in patients suffering from psoriasis (psoriatic arthritis)
HOW FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET WORKS
FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET contains Methotrexate which belongs to the class of Anti-metabolites. It interferes with the growth of those cells in the body that reproduce quickly. As a result, growth of those cells gets retarded. Thus, serving as an anti-tumour agent. Also, FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET decreases the undesired reactions of the body’s own immune-defence mechanism, thereby working as an effective immunosuppressant. In addition, FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET also exhibits anti-inflammatory effects, thereby reducing the pain, swelling and redness. As a result, FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET treats and resolves the symptoms associated with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take FOLITRAX 25MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass full of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.