Common brand names:Rheumatrex Dose Pack, Trexall
Methotrexate (MTX) is a chemotherapy drug that interferes with folic acid activation, preventing cell reproduction. Methotrexate is used to treat some forms of cancer; severe, disabling psoriasis; and severe, active rheumatoid arthritis.
Note: Many of the interactions described below, in the text and in the Summary of Interactions, have been reported only for specific chemotherapeutic drugs, and may not apply to other chemotherapeutic drugs. There are many unknowns concerning interactions of nutrients, herbs, and chemotherapy drugs. People receiving chemotherapy who wish to supplement with vitamins, minerals, herbs, or other natural substances should always consult a physician.
Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods
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