I'm currently on plaquenil 400mg daily and methotrexate 25mg weekly`many thanks in advance Did you tell the prescriber that you were on MTX? MTX should not be taken with any penicillin type drug. Stopping plaquenil headaches Cyclophosphamide and hydroxychloroquine side effects Oct 24, 2014 I'm not aware of any cross-reactions with Plaquenil and antibiotics, but I know you have to stop taking Methotrexate while on them.can cause kidney failure if you don't. Cellcept might be similar. has a good reactions-checker, and it's worth looking at anytime you want to take anything new - prescription or OTC. One of the first side effects listed for plaquenil is "May cause ringing in the ears" naturally I refused to take it and the following conversation ensued Dr "Holly may I ask why you have chosen not to take the medication? It's an amazing drug that will help tremendously with your symptoms" This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,242 people who take Methotrexate and Plaquenil from Food and Drug Administration FDA, and is updated regularly. On eHealthMe, you can evaluate side effects and drug interactions from 15 million FDA reports. The results are personalized to your gender and age. I'm honestly just curious because I've taken penicillin abx many times while on methotrexate... You also need to be very careful taking MTX with any type of chest infection and should not take it at all if you have pneumonia. I just finished pharmacology in nursing school, and also take methotrexate, and I've never heard that it shouldn't be taken with penicillin antibiotics - do you have any resources? Can you take antibiotics with plaquenil Can Plaquenil be taken with antibiotics? - Page 2, Refuse to Take Medication Plaquenil / Hydroxychloroquine Ototoxicity. Plaquenil and irritable bowel syndromeAlternatives for hydroxychloroquine plaquenil If you see your dentist regularly, call today weekend and have an antibiotic called in. I don't know if you keep taking plaquenil or not, but I imagine it's ok to not take it one day til you get a call in to the rheumatologist tomorrow. That sounds very painful! Amoxicillin and Plaquenil? DailyStrength. Methotrexate and Plaquenil drug interactions - eHealthMe. Plaquenil Oral Interactions with Other Medication. Plaquenil may increase the level of cyclosporine in your blood, which can be quite dangerous. If you take these two medications together, your healthcare provider may need to monitor your cyclosporine levels and adjust your cyclosporine dosage as necessary. Nov 20, 2013 For the brand, I take Doctor's Best or Source Naturals I think. I worked up very slowly, because I had read you can get infections once the blood starts moving again, and I can't handle more infections. I take 2 natto & 2 serra first thing when I wake up, then wait 30 minutes for food and antibiotics. Taking both drugs at the same time can increase the risk of damage. Can You Take Ibuprofen and Plaquenil Together? Plaquenil has been used safely in combination with salicylates aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, methotrexate and corticosteroids. What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before Taking Plaquenil?