methotrexate

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METHOTREXATE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Rheumatrex
Phonetic Pronunciation: (meth-oh-TREX-ate)
Information last revised September 2010

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Methotrexate is used to treat certain types of cancer or to control severe psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis. This medication works by interfering with cell growth and by suppressing the immune system. Early treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with more aggressive therapy such as methotrexate helps to reduce further joint damage and to preserve joint function.
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