Antifolates are used to treat psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, leukemia, breast cancer, lung cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, skin cancer, uterine cancer, and mesothelioma by slowing down the growth of cells that cause cancer or scaly skin, and by reducing inflammation in the joints.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Antifolates

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Rheumatrex
(methotrexate)
38
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METHOTREXATE is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer including breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma. This medicine can also be used to treat psoriasis and certain kinds of arthritis.
Rasuvo
457
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METHOTREXATE is a cytotoxic drug that also suppresses the immune system. It is used to treat psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Otrexup
598
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METHOTREXATE is a cytotoxic drug that also suppresses the immune system. It is used to treat psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Trexall
105
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METHOTREXATE is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer including breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma. This medicine can also be used to treat psoriasis and certain kinds of arthritis.
Alimta
5,711
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PEMETREXED is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine affects cells that are rapidly growing, such as cancer cells and cells in your mouth and stomach. It is usually used to treat lung cancers like non-small cell lung cancer and mesothelioma. It may also be used to treat other cancers.
Folotyn
4,550
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PRALATREXATE is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine affects cells that are rapidly growing, such as cancer cells. It is used to treat lymphoma, a certain type of cancer.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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