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Health Canada has released an Information Update about a potential interaction between methotrexate and Proton Pump Inhibitors


2012-10-19

Health Canada has released an Information Update about a potential interaction between the drug methotrexate and a class of drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors. The Health Canada website notes that use of these products at the same time may increase the amount of methotrexate in the blood and lead to side effects. Consumers are advised to read the information on the Health Canada site for more information, including a list of proton pump inhibitors available in Canada.

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