Methotrexate

Last Update May 25, 2016
Methotrexate is an arthritis medication and a cancer medication.
Uses: Methotrexate is prescribed for RA, Psoriasis and Arthritis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Psoriatic Arthritis, although it is not approved for this condition. Read More
Other brands: Trexall, Rheumatrex
Methotrexate is a powerful medication that can be used for many serious conditions. MTX is an antineoplastic (anticancer) drug that is used in protocols to treat all kinds of cance...
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Methotrexate for treating Lupus

Our data suggest that Methotrexate is taken for Lupus, although it is not approved for this condition.

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Methotrexate
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Taken for: RA, Psoriasis, Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis*, Lupus*, Cancer, Joint Pain, Autoimmune Disease*, Crohn's Disease*, Ectopic Pregnancy*, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic), Folex PFS
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
3.0
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Prednisone
570,417 discussions
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Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.2
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3.0
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Plaquenil
76,336 discussions
Taken for: Lupus, RA, Sjogren's Syndrome, Joint Pain, Autoimmune Disease
Other names: Quineprox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.7
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3.7
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Imuran
56,225 discussions
Taken for: Crohn's Disease*, Ulcerative Colitis*, Lupus*, IBD*, RA
Other names: Azathioprine, Azasan, Azamun, Azathioprine Sodium
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
2.3
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CellCept
26,815 discussions
Taken for: Lupus*, Autoimmune Disease*, Inflammation*, Transplant, Joint Pain*
Other names: Mycophenolate Mofetil, CellCept Intravenous
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.6
Satisfaction
2.9
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Rituxan
47,938 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, RA, Lymphoma, Lupus*, CLL
Other names:
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
4.9
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Prednisolone
51,704 discussions
Taken for: Asthma, RA, Crohn's Disease, Autoimmune Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Predfoam, Orapred, Predsol, Prelone, Millipred
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.2
Satisfaction
1.9
Helpfulness
Azathioprine
21,814 discussions
Taken for: Crohn's Disease*, Ulcerative Colitis*, IBD*, Lupus*, Colitis
Other names: Imuran, Azasan, Azamun, Azathioprine Sodium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
1.6
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Cytoxan
54,335 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lupus*
Other names: Cyclophosphamide, Neosar
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Cyclophosphamide
31,869 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, Lupus*
Other names: Cytoxan, Neosar
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
1.0
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Lupus medications
Methotrexate
262,709 discussions
Taken for: RA, Psoriasis, Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis*, Lupus*, Cancer, Joint Pain, Autoimmune Disease*, Crohn's Disease*, Ectopic Pregnancy*, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic), Folex PFS
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
3.0
Helpfulness
Prednisone
570,417 discussions
Taken for: RA, Allergy, Swelling, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.2
Satisfaction
3.0
Helpfulness
Plaquenil
76,336 discussions
Taken for: Lupus, RA, Sjogren's Syndrome, Joint Pain, Autoimmune Disease
Other names: Quineprox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.7
Satisfaction
3.7
Helpfulness
Imuran
56,225 discussions
Taken for: Crohn's Disease*, Ulcerative Colitis*, Lupus*, IBD*, RA
Other names: Azathioprine, Azasan, Azamun, Azathioprine Sodium
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
CellCept
26,815 discussions
Taken for: Lupus*, Autoimmune Disease*, Inflammation*, Transplant, Joint Pain*
Other names: Mycophenolate Mofetil, CellCept Intravenous
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.6
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
Rituxan
47,938 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, RA, Lymphoma, Lupus*, CLL
Other names:
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
4.9
Helpfulness
Prednisolone
51,704 discussions
Taken for: Asthma, RA, Crohn's Disease, Autoimmune Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Predfoam, Orapred, Predsol, Prelone, Millipred
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.2
Satisfaction
1.9
Helpfulness
Azathioprine
21,814 discussions
Taken for: Crohn's Disease*, Ulcerative Colitis*, IBD*, Lupus*, Colitis
Other names: Imuran, Azasan, Azamun, Azathioprine Sodium
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
1.6
Helpfulness
Cytoxan
54,335 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lupus*
Other names: Cyclophosphamide, Neosar
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Cyclophosphamide
31,869 discussions
Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, Lupus*
Other names: Cytoxan, Neosar
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
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