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Drug Interactions With Motrin

More Information on Motrin Interactions

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur if Motrin is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
ACE Inhibitors
Motrin may decrease the blood pressure-lowering effects of ACE inhibitors. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your doses of these drugs to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Beta Blockers
Motrin may decrease the blood pressure-lowering effects of beta blockers. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these drugs.
 
Corticosteroids
Using corticosteroids with Motrin can increase the risk for bleeding. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely or adjust your doses of these drugs.
 
Diuretics
Motrin may reduce the activity of diuretics. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these drugs.
 
Lithium
Taking Motrin and lithium together may increase the levels of lithium in your body by decreasing the removal of lithium by the kidneys. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your doses of these drugs and monitor the level of lithium in your blood.
 
Methotrexate
If you are taking both methotrexate and Motrin, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and adjust your doses of these drugs.
 
"Blood Thinners" and Other Similar Drugs
Combining Motrin with anticoagulants ("blood thinners"), antiplatelet drugs, or other medications that increase the risk of bleeding may lead to serious bleeding problems, including dangerous internal bleeding. Do not combine Motrin with such medications without your healthcare provider's approval and supervision.
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