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How Green Tea interacts with methotrexate

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

If the green tea product is not decaffeinated, the caffeine may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

References

  1. View Abstract: Montesinos MC, Yap JS, Desai A, Posadas I, McCrary CT, Cronstein BN. Reversal of the antiinflammatory effects of methotrexate by the nonselective adenosine receptor antagonists theophylline and caffeine: evidence that the antiinflammatory effects of methotrexate are mediated via multiple adenosine receptors in rat adjuvant arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. Mar2000;43(3):656-63.