Select therapeutic use:

Breast cancer:

Indications for: TREXALL

Breast cancer.

Adult Dosage:

See full labeling.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

TREXALL Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Boxed Warning:

Should be used only by experienced physicians. Patients should be informed of the risks involved and be under a physician's care throughout therapy. Severe toxic reactions. Deaths have been reported. See full labeling.

TREXALL Warnings/Precautions:

Be fully familiar with this drug's toxicity before use. Discontinue if malignant lymphomas occur. Obtain baseline and monitor CBCs with differential, platelet counts, chest X-ray, and hepatic, renal and pulmonary function. During therapy monitor hematology monthly, renal and hepatic function every 1–2 months, more often if increasing dose or predisposed to toxicity (eg, dehydration). Discontinue immediately if blood counts drop significantly. Rule out pregnancy in women of childbearing potential; use effective contraception during therapy and for at least 1 ovulatory cycle afterwards for women and for at least 3 months afterwards for men. Interrupt therapy if vomiting, diarrhea, stomatitis, or pulmonary symptoms occur. Hepatic or renal impairment. Obesity. Diabetes. Peptic ulcer. Ulcerative colitis. Infection. Dehydration. Folate deficiency. Ascites, pleural effusions: evacuate fluid, monitor for toxicity and reduce dose or discontinue if needed. Elderly (use low doses and monitor closely). Debilitated.

TREXALL Classification:

Folic acid antagonist.

TREXALL Interactions:

Avoid concomitant live virus vaccines, nitrous oxide. Toxicity increased by NSAIDs, salicylates, phenytoin, sulfonylureas, sulfonamides, probenecid, folic acid antagonists. May be potentiated by penicillins (monitor), tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, non-absorbable broad spectrum antibiotics. May be antagonized by folic acid. May potentiate theophylline, mercaptopurine. Increased risk of soft tissue necrosis and osteonecrosis with radiotherapy. Caution with other hepatotoxic drugs (eg, azathioprine, retinoids, sulfasalazine) and nephrotoxic agents (eg, cisplatin).

Adverse Reactions:

Ulcerative stomatitis, leukopenia, nausea, GI upset, malaise, fatigue, chills, fever, dizziness, infection, myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, CNS toxicity, seizures (esp in children); interstitial pneumonitis, tumor lysis syndrome, skin reactions (may be fatal; eg, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome).

How Supplied:

Tabs—30; IV soln, pwd—contact supplier

Pricing for TREXALL

10mg tablet (Qty: 4)
Appx. price $139
GoodRx

Gynecologic cancers:

Indications for: TREXALL

Gestational choriocarcinoma. Chorioadenoma destruens. Hydatidiform mole.

Adult Dosage:

See literature. Tablet form is often preferred when low doses are being administered. Choriocarcinoma and similar trophoblastic diseases: 15–30mg orally or by IM inj daily for 5 days; usually repeated 3–5 times as required with a rest period of ≥1 week between courses.

Children Dosage:

Not applicable.

TREXALL Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Boxed Warning:

Should be used only by experienced physicians. Patients should be informed of the risks involved and be under a physician's care throughout therapy. Severe toxic reactions. Deaths have been reported. See full labeling.

TREXALL Warnings/Precautions:

Be fully familiar with this drug's toxicity before use. Discontinue if malignant lymphomas occur. Obtain baseline and monitor CBCs with differential, platelet counts, chest X-ray, and hepatic, renal and pulmonary function. During therapy monitor hematology monthly, renal and hepatic function every 1–2 months, more often if increasing dose or predisposed to toxicity (eg, dehydration). Discontinue immediately if blood counts drop significantly. Rule out pregnancy in women of childbearing potential; use effective contraception during therapy and for at least 1 ovulatory cycle afterwards for women and for at least 3 months afterwards for men. Interrupt therapy if vomiting, diarrhea, stomatitis, or pulmonary symptoms occur. Hepatic or renal impairment. Obesity. Diabetes. Peptic ulcer. Ulcerative colitis. Infection. Dehydration. Folate deficiency. Ascites, pleural effusions: evacuate fluid, monitor for toxicity and reduce dose or discontinue if needed. Elderly (use low doses and monitor closely). Debilitated.

TREXALL Classification:

Folic acid antagonist.

TREXALL Interactions:

Avoid concomitant live virus vaccines, nitrous oxide. Toxicity increased by NSAIDs, salicylates, phenytoin, sulfonylureas, sulfonamides, probenecid, folic acid antagonists. May be potentiated by penicillins (monitor), tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, non-absorbable broad spectrum antibiotics. May be antagonized by folic acid. May potentiate theophylline, mercaptopurine. Increased risk of soft tissue necrosis and osteonecrosis with radiotherapy. Caution with other hepatotoxic drugs (eg, azathioprine, retinoids, sulfasalazine) and nephrotoxic agents (eg, cisplatin).

Adverse Reactions:

Ulcerative stomatitis, leukopenia, nausea, GI upset, malaise, fatigue, chills, fever, dizziness, infection, myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, CNS toxicity, seizures (esp in children); interstitial pneumonitis, tumor lysis syndrome, skin reactions (may be fatal; eg, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome).

How Supplied:

Tabs—30; IV soln, pwd—contact supplier

Pricing for TREXALL

10mg tablet (Qty: 4)
Appx. price $139
GoodRx

Head and neck cancer:

Indications for: TREXALL

Epidermoid cancers of the head and neck.

Adult Dosage:

See full labeling.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

TREXALL Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Boxed Warning:

Should be used only by experienced physicians. Patients should be informed of the risks involved and be under a physician's care throughout therapy. Severe toxic reactions. Deaths have been reported. See full labeling.

TREXALL Warnings/Precautions:

Be fully familiar with this drug's toxicity before use. Discontinue if malignant lymphomas occur. Obtain baseline and monitor CBCs with differential, platelet counts, chest X-ray, and hepatic, renal and pulmonary function. During therapy monitor hematology monthly, renal and hepatic function every 1–2 months, more often if increasing dose or predisposed to toxicity (eg, dehydration). Discontinue immediately if blood counts drop significantly. Rule out pregnancy in women of childbearing potential; use effective contraception during therapy and for at least 1 ovulatory cycle afterwards for women and for at least 3 months afterwards for men. Interrupt therapy if vomiting, diarrhea, stomatitis, or pulmonary symptoms occur. Hepatic or renal impairment. Obesity. Diabetes. Peptic ulcer. Ulcerative colitis. Infection. Dehydration. Folate deficiency. Ascites, pleural effusions: evacuate fluid, monitor for toxicity and reduce dose or discontinue if needed. Elderly (use low doses and monitor closely). Debilitated.

TREXALL Classification:

Folic acid antagonist.

TREXALL Interactions:

Avoid concomitant live virus vaccines, nitrous oxide. Toxicity increased by NSAIDs, salicylates, phenytoin, sulfonylureas, sulfonamides, probenecid, folic acid antagonists. May be potentiated by penicillins (monitor), tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, non-absorbable broad spectrum antibiotics. May be antagonized by folic acid. May potentiate theophylline, mercaptopurine. Increased risk of soft tissue necrosis and osteonecrosis with radiotherapy. Caution with other hepatotoxic drugs (eg, azathioprine, retinoids, sulfasalazine) and nephrotoxic agents (eg, cisplatin).

Adverse Reactions:

Ulcerative stomatitis, leukopenia, nausea, GI upset, malaise, fatigue, chills, fever, dizziness, infection, myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, CNS toxicity, seizures (esp in children); interstitial pneumonitis, tumor lysis syndrome, skin reactions (may be fatal; eg, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome).

How Supplied:

Tabs—30; IV soln, pwd—contact supplier

Pricing for TREXALL

10mg tablet (Qty: 4)
Appx. price $139
GoodRx

Leukemias, lymphomas, and other hematologic cancers:

Indications for: TREXALL

Prophylaxis and treatment of meningeal leukemia. Advanced mycosis fungoids (cutaneous T cell lymphoma). Advanced non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.

Adult Dosage:

See literature. Tablet form is often preferred when low doses are being administered. Leukemia: Induction: 3.3mg/m2 + prednisone, given daily; maintenance: give twice weekly either orally or by IM inj for a total weekly dose of 30mg/m2; or 2.5mg/kg IV every 14 days. Meningeal leukemia (treatment): 12mg/m2 intrathecally (max 15mg) at intervals of 2–5 days; see literature for prophylaxis treatment. Burkitt's tumor (stage I–II): 10–25mg per day orally for 4–8 days. Lymphosarcomas (stage III): 0.625–2.5mg/kg daily. Mycosis fungoides (cutaneous T cell lymphoma): 5–50mg once weekly.

Children Dosage:

See literature.

TREXALL Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Boxed Warning:

Should be used only by experienced physicians. Patients should be informed of the risks involved and be under a physician's care throughout therapy. Severe toxic reactions. Deaths have been reported. See full labeling.

TREXALL Warnings/Precautions:

Be fully familiar with this drug's toxicity before use. Discontinue if malignant lymphomas occur. Obtain baseline and monitor CBCs with differential, platelet counts, chest X-ray, and hepatic, renal and pulmonary function. During therapy monitor hematology monthly, renal and hepatic function every 1–2 months, more often if increasing dose or predisposed to toxicity (eg, dehydration). Discontinue immediately if blood counts drop significantly. Rule out pregnancy in women of childbearing potential; use effective contraception during therapy and for at least 1 ovulatory cycle afterwards for women and for at least 3 months afterwards for men. Interrupt therapy if vomiting, diarrhea, stomatitis, or pulmonary symptoms occur. Hepatic or renal impairment. Obesity. Diabetes. Peptic ulcer. Ulcerative colitis. Infection. Dehydration. Folate deficiency. Ascites, pleural effusions: evacuate fluid, monitor for toxicity and reduce dose or discontinue if needed. Elderly (use low doses and monitor closely). Debilitated.

TREXALL Classification:

Folic acid antagonist.

TREXALL Interactions:

Avoid concomitant live virus vaccines, nitrous oxide. Toxicity increased by NSAIDs, salicylates, phenytoin, sulfonylureas, sulfonamides, probenecid, folic acid antagonists. May be potentiated by penicillins (monitor), tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, non-absorbable broad spectrum antibiotics. May be antagonized by folic acid. May potentiate theophylline, mercaptopurine. Increased risk of soft tissue necrosis and osteonecrosis with radiotherapy. Caution with other hepatotoxic drugs (eg, azathioprine, retinoids, sulfasalazine) and nephrotoxic agents (eg, cisplatin).

Adverse Reactions:

Ulcerative stomatitis, leukopenia, nausea, GI upset, malaise, fatigue, chills, fever, dizziness, infection, myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, CNS toxicity, seizures (esp in children); interstitial pneumonitis, tumor lysis syndrome, skin reactions (may be fatal; eg, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome).

How Supplied:

Tabs—30; IV soln, pwd—contact supplier

Pricing for TREXALL

10mg tablet (Qty: 4)
Appx. price $139
GoodRx

Respiratory and thoracic cancers:

Indications for: TREXALL

Lung cancer (squamous cell and small cell types).

Adult Dosage:

See full labeling.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

TREXALL Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Boxed Warning:

Should be used only by experienced physicians. Patients should be informed of the risks involved and be under a physician's care throughout therapy. Severe toxic reactions. Deaths have been reported. See full labeling.

TREXALL Warnings/Precautions:

Be fully familiar with this drug's toxicity before use. Discontinue if malignant lymphomas occur. Obtain baseline and monitor CBCs with differential, platelet counts, chest X-ray, and hepatic, renal and pulmonary function. During therapy monitor hematology monthly, renal and hepatic function every 1–2 months, more often if increasing dose or predisposed to toxicity (eg, dehydration). Discontinue immediately if blood counts drop significantly. Rule out pregnancy in women of childbearing potential; use effective contraception during therapy and for at least 1 ovulatory cycle afterwards for women and for at least 3 months afterwards for men. Interrupt therapy if vomiting, diarrhea, stomatitis, or pulmonary symptoms occur. Hepatic or renal impairment. Obesity. Diabetes. Peptic ulcer. Ulcerative colitis. Infection. Dehydration. Folate deficiency. Ascites, pleural effusions: evacuate fluid, monitor for toxicity and reduce dose or discontinue if needed. Elderly (use low doses and monitor closely). Debilitated.

TREXALL Classification:

Folic acid antagonist.

TREXALL Interactions:

Avoid concomitant live virus vaccines, nitrous oxide. Toxicity increased by NSAIDs, salicylates, phenytoin, sulfonylureas, sulfonamides, probenecid, folic acid antagonists. May be potentiated by penicillins (monitor), tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, non-absorbable broad spectrum antibiotics. May be antagonized by folic acid. May potentiate theophylline, mercaptopurine. Increased risk of soft tissue necrosis and osteonecrosis with radiotherapy. Caution with other hepatotoxic drugs (eg, azathioprine, retinoids, sulfasalazine) and nephrotoxic agents (eg, cisplatin).

Adverse Reactions:

Ulcerative stomatitis, leukopenia, nausea, GI upset, malaise, fatigue, chills, fever, dizziness, infection, myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, CNS toxicity, seizures (esp in children); interstitial pneumonitis, tumor lysis syndrome, skin reactions (may be fatal; eg, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome).

How Supplied:

Tabs—30; IV soln, pwd—contact supplier

Pricing for TREXALL

10mg tablet (Qty: 4)
Appx. price $139
GoodRx