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trimetrexate glucuronate-injection, Neutrexin

GENERIC NAME: TRIMETREXATE GLUCURONATE - INJECTION (try-meh-TREX-ate glue-CURE-oh-nate)

BRAND NAME(S): Neutrexin

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WARNING: Trimetrexate must be used with leucovorin to prevent serious (possibly life-threatening) problems such as kidney or liver problems; infected stomach, intestinal or mouth sores; or a decreased ability to fight infections.

USES: This medication is used to treat pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). It is also being used in the treatment of certain cancers.

HOW TO USE: This medication is administered by infusion into a vein over 60 to 90 minutes usually once a day for up to 21 days.




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