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    MTX & Tea
    RADBA3317 posted:
    Is this a good combination? I read somewhere that your not suppose to drink caffine with MTX??
    lex16420 responded:
    I have become caffeine and aspartame free given my diagnosis. I do drink decaf green tea. I try to avoid anything that may add to inflammation.
    Scott Zashin, MD responded:
    I am not aware of an interaction.
    RADBA3317 replied to Scott Zashin, MD's response:
    Do you recommend that I get the flu shot with Sjogrens Syndrome and being on MTX?
    Scott Zashin, MD replied to RADBA3317's response:
    I recommend the flu shot to almost all my patients, especially those that take medication for RA such as MTX.
    CrystalLarel responded:
    Whoa! There better not be! I need that caffeine to get me through the day! I'm a High School Teacher and a mother to a 16 month old little girl. I take MTX (and many others).

    Best of Luck! Crystal

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