An anti-cancer drug (chemotherapy).
An agent prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis.
anticancer chemotherapeutic drug that inhibits dihydrofolate reductase and the formation of dihydrofolates and tetrahydrofolates.
Drug that suppresses an immune response given to prevent rejection
A medication used in the treatment of psoriasis.
A chemotherapy that is given as a treatment for some types of cancer. (Matrex® is a name brand of methotrexate.) read more...
A folic acid antagonist; used as anticancer agent in the treatment of acute leukemia, cancer of the breast, testis and many other cancers.
Used to treat some ectopic pregnancies. It is also used in treating leukemia and various tumors.
anti-cancer drug that interferes with the normal utilization of folic acid in tissue cell reproduction. Uses: 1) high concentrations used in laboratories to halt cell division for study 2) high doses used in combination therapy of various types of adult and childhood cancer 3) medium doses used for pregnancy termination and treatment of psoriasis 4) lower doses used as a slow-acting anti-rheumatic drug in various rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
A chemotherapy drug that sometimes is used to treat autoimmune disorders.
in a class of drugs known as antimetabolites; it slows the growth of certain cells in your body. It is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, severe psoriasis trophoblastic neoplasms and leukemias. It increases homocysteine levels. Study shows that in addition to lowering homocysteine levels, folic acid helps prevent side effects of mouth ulcers, nausea or vomiting, thus raising compliance with doctor's orders.
A medication that destroys pregnancy-related tissue and hastens reabsorption of this tissue in a woman with an ectopic pregnancy.
A prescription systemic medication used to treat extensive or disabling psoriasis. Initially used to treat cancer, MTX in low doses is effective in slowing cell production and decreasing inflammation.
A drug for the treatment of cancer, including leukaemia. Also used for the treatment of severe psoriasis and severe arthritis.
antimetabolic, anti-inflammatory drug with an immune-suppressing effect
Chemotherapy drug used in treatment of breast cancer ( see CMF), leukaemia and other sites.
A drug which is used in low doses for the treatment of inflammatory disorders, including various types of inflammatory arthritis, and in very high doses to treat certain cancers. It is sometimes abbreviated to MTX (See also slow-acting anti-rheumatic drugs).
A medication that slows the production of skin cells by suppressing the immune system. Doctors may prescribe it for severe psoriasis, especially serious cases of pustular or erythrodermic psoriasis, and for psoriatic arthritis.
a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer.
A chemotherapy drug used to prevent graft-virus-host-disease.
(Ledertrexate®, Methoblastin®) an immunosuppressant drug with some use in IBD which is not responding to other drugs.
A toxic anticancer drug that is an analogue of folic acid and an antimetabolite. Used as an antineoplastic agent (to attack abnormal tissue growth). Sometimes used to treat ectopic and molar pregnancies.
meth"o- trek'sãt]- A medication originally approved by the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) for cancer therapy that has other off-label medical uses. One of these uses is to stop a pregnancy from growing; so this is one of the two drugs used in the U.S. for chemical abortion.
A drug that acts as an antimetabolite and specifically as a folic acid antagonist that inhibits the synthesis of DNA , RNA , and protein . See the entire definition of Methotrexate
a medication prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis.
A drug used in treating leukemia and various tumors.
A drug used to treat some types of cancers, including breast, head and neck, lung, blood, and bone, and other disorders. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites. Also called amethopterin.
One of the oldest chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer; used in the treatment of psoriasis.
A folic acid (a type of vitamin B essential for cell multiplication) antagonist used to treat various conditions of abnormal tissue growth (eg. leukemia, hydatiform mole, psoriasis).
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites.
Methotrexate (rINN) (IPA: ), abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolite drug used in treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases. It acts by inhibiting the metabolism of folic acid. It should not be confused with aminopterin, a more powerful but more toxic antifolate that it replaced.