Review: taking Methotrexate preservative free and Lithium citrate together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Methotrexate preservative free and Lithium citrate together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Methotrexate preservative free and Lithium citrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Methotrexate Preservative Free

Methotrexate preservative free has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Methotrexate preservative free 157 users)

Lithium Citrate

Lithium citrate has active ingredients of lithium citrate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lithium citrate 458 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

42 people who take Methotrexate Preservative Free, Lithium Citrate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Methotrexate preservative free and Lithium citrate drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Methotrexate Preservative Free:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lithium Citrate:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Methotrexate Preservative Free:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lithium Citrate:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Methotrexate Preservative Free:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lithium Citrate:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • depression
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • drug level increased
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • hypercalcaemia
  • myoclonus
  • nausea
  • renal failure acute
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
5 - 10 years:
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • drug level increased
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • hypercalcaemia
  • myoclonus
  • nausea
  • renal failure acute
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
not specified:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • balance disorder
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • gait disturbance
  • malaise
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • weight decreased
  • abasia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • abasia
  • alopecia
  • antipsychotic drug level increased
  • ataxia
  • balance disorder
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • dizziness
male:
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • depression
  • heart rate decreased
  • hypercapnia
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • tachycardia
  • tinnitus
  • visual impairment

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • deafness
  • ear pain
  • headache
  • tinnitus
  • vision blurred
  • visual impairment
30-39:
  • amnesia
  • histoplasmosis disseminated
  • nausea
40-49:
  • abdominal pain
  • anaphylactic shock
  • animal scratch
  • arthralgia
  • cellulitis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • confusion
  • constipation
  • convulsion
50-59:
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • breast cancer
  • cough
  • drug ineffective
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • lung infection
  • psoriasis
  • sinusitis
  • supraventricular tachycardia
60+:
  • asthenia
  • weight decreased
  • balance disorder
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • gait disturbance
  • malaise
  • renal failure acute
  • tremor
  • nausea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Methotrexate preservative free (methotrexate sodium) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Lithium citrate (lithium citrate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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