When large doses of methotrexate are given at intervals, some extra fluids and medications will be given at intervals. To reduce the side effects of methotrexate.
In addition to giving large doses of methotrexate, your child will also be given medications to prevent gastrointestinal upset and vomiting. Small doses given orally do not usually cause gastrointestinal upset.
While using this medicine, your child’s doctor will want your child to drink as much as possible, so that he can urinate as much as possible. It helps prevent kidney diseases.
Pain When Moving Limbs Or On One Side Of The Body
Your baby’s hair may start to fall out during this medication. As soon as you stop using methotrexate, your baby’s hair will start to come back, but its color and texture may change. Use good shampoo and a soft brush.
When using methotrexate, your baby’s skin, especially the elbows, knees, and skin, may begin to darken. If this happens, it will start to disappear automatically after you stop using methotrexate.
Your child will be more sensitive to the sun during the use of methotrexate and for several months thereafter. Your baby’s skin will be more likely to burn than normal. Your child should use a cover cloth and sunscreen when going out to avoid sunburn.
Methotrexate can cause mouth sores. Use a mouthwash made of baking soda to keep the baby’s mouth clean. Your nurse or pharmacist may ask you to review it. Avoid store-bought mouthwashes, as they can cause tingling and keep the mouth dry.
Methotrexate can temporarily cause a lack of white blood cells in your baby’s blood, which increases your baby’s chances of catching an infection.
Your child can take these precautions to avoid infection, especially if he is anemic:
- Avoid people who have a cold or fever.
- Avoid going to crowded places or places where there are a lot of people.
- Be careful when brushing or cleaning your child’s teeth. Your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse may tell you different ways to clean your baby’s teeth and mouth.
- You and your baby should not touch your eyes and nose without washing your hands.
In case of fever, your nurse will review what to do.
Do not vaccinate your child without the permission of a doctor. Do not let him or any household member get the oral polio vaccine while your child is using methotrexate. Tell your doctor if anyone in your household has recently received the oral polio vaccine. Your child should not go near any person who has recently received the vaccine. Vaccines that your child may not want to get are measles, mumps, measles, mumps, and rubella.
Methotrexate can reduce the number of dehydrated lozenges in the blood, which can cause your baby to bleed. You can follow these precautions:
Avoid cuts when using razors, nail clippers, and toenail clippers.
Use Caution When Shaving Or Waxing.
Beware of sports that have the potential for friction or injury.
Your child should avoid any permanent impressions or any kind of skin tattooing.
The use of methotrexate during pregnancy or during pregnancy can increase the risk of birth defects. If your baby is sexually ready, give her birth control pills while using methotrexate. Tell your doctor right away if your baby is pregnant.
Methotrexate may interact with other drugs, especially if given in high doses. For example, these drugs can increase the level of methotrexate in the body:
Some antibiotics, including penicillin, cephalosporin’s, and cotrimoxazole, also called cipra.
Various Epilepsy Medications Such As Phenytoin
Aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, naproxen
If your child is taking methotrexate, your doctor may stop you from taking other medications until after you have taken methotrexate. You can ask your doctor if it is safe to resume using these medications.