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Methotrexate Amoxicillin Interaction
I take 4 Methotrexate 2.5mg weekly for RA. My dentist prescribed today Amoxicillin 500mg, I read that there is serious interactions, is this true?
Yes.: Talk to your doctor before using methotrexate together with amoxicillin. Medications like amoxicillin, especially when given at high dosages for infections, can sometimes increase the blood levels and effects of methotrexate. You may have increased side effects such as nausea, vomiting, mouth ulcers, and low blood cell counts. ...Read more
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more
A child is on methotrexate 12.5mg once weekly for JRA. She was prescribed amoxicillin for a sinus infection. Is it okay for her to be taking these together? I saw that there is a potential for interaction between the two.
Yes but not a major: Yes there is an interaction but not at the doses we use for arthritis. the amoxicillin can increase the level of methotrexate. This is a problem with the high anti-cancer doses we use to treat malignancy. But you may want to hold the methotrexate until the sinus infection clears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child on methotrexate and has had 2 rounds of amoxicillin and omincef for a sinus infection the last month but it won't clear up any suggestions?
Call your doctor: Talk to your doctor. This may be a resistant or unusual type of infection. This may also be a part of your child's disease or an allergy rather than an infection. Sometimes your doctor may temporarily stop Methotrexate until infections are cured. The proper course depends on your child's underlying diagnosis, dose of methotrexate, and sinus symptoms. Sorry i couldn't be more specific. ...Read more
Wife has R.A, is victoza (liraglutide) ok to take with methotrexate and humaria, no interactions. ..
No specific contrain: no specific contraindicationsGet a more detailed answer ›
Can i take amoxicillin 250 mg 3 times a day with cabergoline (dostinex) 0.25 twice a week? Are there any interactions between the two?
No: It does not appear to be any interaction between the two. Make sure you discuss all your medications with your doctor at all times ...Read more
Are cats claw, ecinecia, garlic, and goldenseal all okay to take with amoxicillin? Would this help or inhibit the drugs interaction? I have already been on the herbs for 5 days, and amoxicillin for 1, if it's a bad idea should I just stop taking them and
Talk to your doctor: You should tell your doctor about all the medications/drugs/supplements you take. For now quit taking stuff that your doctor did not prescribe. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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No: They should be fine taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would be signs that amoxicillin was having an interaction with the effectiveness of Sprintec birth control?
Pregnancy: Although rare, antibiotics can interfere with birth control. You would not be aware of this until you miss a period. I recommend using a back up method of birth control, such as condoms, when on antibiotics. If your period does not come at the usual time, get tested. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any interaction between culturelle and prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) medicine?
Are there any interactions between culturelle and prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) medicine?
Can I drink zipsor and doxycycline hyclate together? Also get methotrexate injection once a week, is there any drug interactions?
What is an analgesic drug other than nsaids ( because of interaction with methotrexate) for rheumatoid arthritis and stronger than paracetamol ?
Wanting to take Pygeum (herb for enlarged prostate) but am on Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for next few weeks. Any interaction I need to worry about?
Enlarged prostate?: Pygeum has been reported to help benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) which would be very unusual at age 24-years. Hope UR consulting a urologist. There do not seem to to be any reports of interaction with Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Wonder in fact if you have bacterial prostatitis which would be reason for antibiotics. Did U have urine or prostatic fluid culture? No more than 10% of prostatitis cases are bacterial! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can zinc+copper tablets, vitamin C 1000mg and cetirizine dihydrochloride be taken while on taking amoxicillin? Any interaction or side-effects?
No known issues: The answer is yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
My mother have RA she is taking methotrexate and ibuprofen as analgesic are they safe together ? There is any dangerous drug-drug interaction ?!
Safe: I have seen virtually no issue in my patients who have combined these 2 meds. ...Read more
What is the interaction between birth control pills, the morning after pill, and the antibiotic amoxicillin? What's the possibility of pregnancy?
No interaction.: If you are on birth control pills, took the morning after pill and are taking Amoxicillin for an unrelated reason, you are extremely unlikely to be pregnant. Check a home urine pregnancy test the after a missed period and if negative repeat in a week - that's the only way to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Any interactions plaquenil methotrexate motrin800 Tylenol500 folic acid prilosec aspirin lopressor cartia imdur ambian singulair xyzal (levocetirizine) melatonin ?
Too many: You are taking so many drugs that it is difficult to tell whether drug interaction may occur. Even if you run a profile in Epocrates , it is impossible to tell whether a combination with another drug may lead to interaction. Thus you will require close monitoring by your doctor and be on the lookout for any adverse effects. ...Read more
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