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IV steriod treatment now, I have one more treatment tomorrow

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I have MS and am going threw an IV steriod treatment now, I have one more treatment tomorrow, I have an in fection and was given amoxacillin to take. Will this interact with my MS treatment. I also take midodrine and prilocet. Is there any interaction concerns. I was given 500mg capsals
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 8 years ago.
Steroid treatment increases chances of infection & may prolong or worsen a pre-existing infection.

Amoxicillin does not have any harmful interaction with midodrine, prilosec & steroids.

I think the use of antibiotics for an infection in a patient who is on steroids is appropriate.

The risk of flaring of infection needs to be balanced with benefits in MS treatment by your doctor while using steroids in the presence of infection.

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