Foods blocking methotrexate

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keep the faith
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   Posted 2/15/2010 8:00 AM (GMT -6)   
So many of us are on this medicine I thought I'd share info from an article I read in an arthritis magazine
Apple, orange and grapefruit juice block methotrexate and some antibiotics: ciprro and levaquin
Milk and yogurt block 'cycline' named antibiotics, and cipro.
Wait 3-4 hours after consuming these to take your meds. Or ask your pharmicist.

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   Posted 2/16/2010 1:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for this info Keep the faith - I never knew this about MTX.
Crohn's Disease, Ankylosing Spondylitis
Current meds: Methotrexate, Prednisone, Humira
Bowel Resection Sept. 07
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   Posted 2/16/2010 3:57 AM (GMT -6)   
I didn't know that either and I am on methotrexate as well.
Thanks :-)
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