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Taking Methotrexate And Nsaid Together
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
What is the best treatment for chronic recurrent multifocal osteomylitis; nsaid, s don't work? Is methotrexate an appropriate treatment for a 12 yr old
What is an analgesic drug other than nsaids ( because of interaction with methotrexate) for rheumatoid arthritis and stronger than paracetamol ?
Child has JRA on methotrexate remicaid NSAID just got off a round of steroids knee still really swollen in similar situations what is next step?
See her doctor: First I wish your child recovery/control of her RA symptoms, given the bit complex condition especially with the potent drugs she is on and the round of steroids given lately, you need to stick to the regimen and get back to the treating physician, he/she can judge what is the next step, or seek a second opinion if you can, that's your right, goodluck ...Read more
Is it safe to get a tattoo while on methotrexate for psoriatic arthritis? Blood levels are all good. Only NSAID is 7.5 daily of Mobic.
See details: Studies of this combination have shown increased risk of liver disease over taking just one of these meds alone. The exact risk is open to debate. I personally never prescribe this combination of meds although other rheumatologists do. ...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
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
Not that I know of: I don't believe there are any significant interactions between those two drugs ...Read more
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