Active ingredients: methotrexate
What it is used for
Treatment of breast carcinoma, gestatonal choriocarcinoma, chorioadenoma destruens and hydatidiform mole. Palliation of acute and subacute lymphocytic and meningeal leukaemia. Advanced states (III and IV Peters Staging System) of lymphosarcoma, particularly in children; advanced cases of mycosis fungoides.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, yellow solution, free of particles.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient methotrexate
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems