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Any interactions taking and Aleve (naproxen) and levothyroxine?

Any interactions taking and Aleve (naproxen) and levothyroxine?

No: Levothyroxine is best taken in the morning on an empty stomach for maximal absorption. Aleve is an over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug containing naproxen, which is best taken with food to avoid gastric irritation. Since both are metablize by different pathway, there is no significant interaction. However, to have maximal therapeutic effects, timing of medicines should be done. ...Read more

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Methotrexate (Definition)

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


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Can I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache?. Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact?.

Can I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache?. Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact?.

Stomach aches: The combination (+/- the advil in your medication list) can lead to significant stomach upset/pain also can effect platelet function (risk of bleeding).Repeated exposures put you at risk for more serious consequences.Better to pick one NSAID (Exedrin or Aleve (naproxen) or Advil), be sure to use in appropriate doses. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you take norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and tramadol while taking clindamycin?

Can you take norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and tramadol while taking clindamycin?

Clinda: Yes, if this is what your physician has prescribed. Generally this combination of medications isn't a problem. ...Read more

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Can i take enbrel (etanercept) 50mg and methotrexate 2.5mg x5 same day as sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim?

Can i take enbrel (etanercept) 50mg and methotrexate 2.5mg x5 same day as sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim?

No!: Enbrel yes. Mtx oral no! the generic Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) will minimize absorption of the Methotrexate oral. This would not be the case if you took subcutaneous mtx. But taken orally, the same transporter protein puts both mtx and your sulfa drug into your blood stream. The dose of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is so much larger, it interferes appreciably. ...Read more

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I'm on cipro and Flagyl and tizanidine and hydrochlorothiazide and lyrica (pregabalin) and lisinopril, and Zofran and phenergan, diclofrnac sod ec, synthroid....

I'm on cipro and Flagyl and tizanidine and hydrochlorothiazide and lyrica (pregabalin) and lisinopril, and Zofran and phenergan, diclofrnac sod ec, synthroid....

Not sure: Exactly what your question is, but it does appear that you are on a lot of medications for a 29 year old. It sounds like you need to make sure your doctor is monitoring all these to make sure you don't run into problems. ...Read more

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Is taking dexamethasone and ibuprofen together harmful?

Is taking dexamethasone and ibuprofen together harmful?

Potential interactio: There is potential for moderate interaction. See: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=810-0,1310-0 ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin while taking wellbutrin, (bupropion) lexapro, and occasional tramadol?

Can i take aspirin while taking wellbutrin, (bupropion) lexapro, and occasional tramadol?

Probably okay, but..: Interaction between Aspirin and Lexapro that inhibits the uptake of serotonin in platelets and therefore makes it more likely for there to be an upper G.I. Bleed associated with Aspirin use. There are also potentially significant interactions between Lexapro and wellbutrin (bupropion), (bupropion) Lexapro and tramadol, and wellbutrin (bupropion) and tramadol. Combination of medications should be monitored closely by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take sulfazine 500 mg, mobic (meloxicam) 15 and Advil for pain?

Can i take sulfazine 500 mg, mobic (meloxicam) 15 and Advil for pain?

Arthritis: Sulfasalazine is used primarily for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Mobic (meloxicam) and advil can be used for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis. Not sure what your condition is, but i would not take advil and Mobic (meloxicam) as those are same class medications. Sulfasalazine is sulfa based drug and is somewhat different from advil and mobic (meloxicam). ...Read more

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Any problem taking hydrococone and mobic (meloxicam) together?

No: Hydrocodone is an opioid. Mobic (meloxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. You can take them together. Please be aware that hydrocodone has addiction potential. ...Read more

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Is prescribed vicodin and ibprofen safe to take with Nexium (esomeprazole) and buspiroine?

Is prescribed vicodin and ibprofen safe to take with Nexium (esomeprazole) and buspiroine?

Overmedicated: Find the cause of your pain and stop throwing new medications after the symptoms. You are overmedicated. Get another doctor to evaluate you and find causes for your pain. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) while taking calcitriol, also levothyroxin?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) while taking calcitriol, also levothyroxin?

Yes you can: It is safe to take those three medications together. There are no interactions between them, providing that you don't have stomach ulcer or gastritis. Advil (ibuprofen) can harm your stomach so take it with food. ...Read more

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CAN I TAKE EXCEDRIN FOR MIGRAINE WHILE BEING ON PLAQUENIL AND LYRICA (pregabalin)?

CAN I TAKE EXCEDRIN FOR MIGRAINE WHILE BEING ON PLAQUENIL AND LYRICA (pregabalin)?

Yes, not too much: If you use it more than 2-3 days a week you can cause rebound headaches. You should discuss with a doctor whether you should be on migraine prevention medication. ...Read more

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I was prescribed vicodin and clindamycin. I also take nexium, (esomeprazole) finestride and bupropion. Bupriopn interacts with vicodin. Is it ok to take together?

I was prescribed  vicodin and clindamycin.  I also take nexium, (esomeprazole) finestride and bupropion.  Bupriopn interacts with vicodin. Is it ok to take together?

Safe but less effect: The combination is safe, but Vicodin may be less effective, since bupropion inhibits its breakdown into a more potent metabolite. ...Read more

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