Name

Methotrexate

Alternate Names

Amethopterin
Antifolan
CL-14377
Folex
Methotrexate Sodium
Mexate
Mexate AQ
Rheumatrex
WR-19039

Abbreviations

MTX

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antimetabolite

NSC Number

740
000740

Primary Site

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
Gestational trophoblastic cancer
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Osteogenic sarcoma
Primary CNS lymphoma

Histology

None

Remarks

FDA approved uses on ALL, breast cancer, choriocarcinoma, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, and osteosarcoma.

Coding

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