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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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What are the drugs

Methotrexate preservative free has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 156 Methotrexate preservative free users)

Lithium citrate has active ingredients of lithium citrate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 477 Lithium citrate users)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 42 people who take Methotrexate Preservative Free, Lithium Citrate are studied

Methotrexate Preservative Free, Lithium Citrate outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Methotrexate Preservative Free (methotrexate sodium)
- Lithium Citrate (lithium citrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Methotrexate Preservative Free is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Lithium Citrate is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Methotrexate Preservative Free is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Lithium Citrate is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

Methotrexate Preservative Free is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Lithium Citrate is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aDepressionDepressionExtrapyramidal Disordern/aDehydrationn/aNausea
TremorDrug Level IncreasedAsthenia
Weight DecreasedExtrapyramidal DisorderGait Disturbance
AstheniaTremorBalance Disorder
Drug Level IncreasedWeight DecreasedDizziness
NauseaMyoclonusVentricular Tachycardia
MyoclonusRenal Failure AcuteWeight Decreased
Renal Failure AcuteNauseaAbasia

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

NauseaVentricular Tachycardia
AstheniaCerebrovascular Accident
Antipsychotic Drug Level IncreasedHypercapnia
AbasiaWeight Decreased
Vomiting NosVisual Impairment
AlopeciaSupraventricular Tachycardia
Balance DisorderHeart Rate Decreased
Sinus BradycardiaTinnitus

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/aVision BlurredAmnesiaPost Procedural HypothyroidismDepressionNausea
Visual ImpairmentHistoplasmosis DisseminatedThyroid CancerVentricular TachycardiaDizziness
TinnitusVomiting NosDyspnoeaTachycardiaGait Disturbance
Ear PainNauseaDysphoniaSupraventricular TachycardiaMalaise
HeadacheAnimal ScratchWeight IncreasedWeight Decreased
DeafnessPleural EffusionSinusitisAsthenia
RashBreast CancerBalance Disorder
Hot FlushPsoriasisPain
CellulitisLung InfectionTremor
Lip SwellingUpper Respiratory Tract Infection NosElectrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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