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Methotrexate

methotrexate

(Science: drug) analogue of dihydrofolate. Inhibits dihydrofolate reductase and kills rapidly growing cells. Therapeutic agent for leukaemias, but has a low therapeutic ratio.


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Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... which can be potentially life threatening. Ever year around 300 people die from these reactions. Some brand names that you should avoid include: methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall), probenecid (Benemid), a sulfa drug (such as Bactrim or Septra), an antibiotic such as azithromycin (Zithromax), ...

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by ladykat324
Sun Aug 08, 2010 5:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
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Sugar Allergy

... using natural methods. Conventional medicine will place a Crohn's patient on dangerous anti-inflammatory meds like prednisone, 6-MP, Asacol, Methotrexate, Pentasa, Remicade and doctors like me want to get to the cause of the inflammatory process and eliminate those causes and sit back and ...

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by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 5:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
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Views: 253324

Sugar Allergy

... and Bifidobacteriaare decreased in Crohn's disease. Dig Dis Sci.1997;42(4):817-822. 175. Feagan BG, Fedorak RN, Irvine EJ, et al. A comparison of methotrexate with placebo for the maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease. N Engl J Med. 2000;342:1627-1632. 176. Foster S, Tyler V. Tyler's Honest ...

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by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
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The Fiber Disease

... cyclosporine, desipramine, digitoxin, digoxin, disopyramide, ethosuximide, flecainide, gentamicin, imipramine, hanamycin, lidocaine, methotrexate, carbamazepine, N-acetylprocainamide, metilmicin, nortriptyline, phenobarbital, phenytoin, procainamide, quinidine, salicylate, streptomycin, ...

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by London
Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... has been reported to be the cause of renal failure and neurotoxicity. Retinoids can cause not so benign “benign” intracranial hypertension. Methotrexate can cause not only liver toxicity, but also myelosuppression and pancytopenia, which may be acute and life threatening. Nephrotoxicity ...

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by London
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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