What Is Methotrexate Used For?

Can Children Use Methotrexate?

Methotrexate is approved for use in children for the treatment of cancer and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It is not approved for treating psoriasis in children.

Is Methotrexate Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the conditions listed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. Some common off-label uses of methotrexate include treating the following conditions:
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