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If you are taking a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (such as celecoxib or ibuprofen), it's important to know that this type of drug can interact with Alimta. Reactions can also occur when Alimta is taken with probenecid. These interactions can increase the level of Alimta in the blood, as well as your risk of side effects. Before starting treatment, tell your doctor about all your current medications.
An Overview of Interactions With AlimtaAlimta® (pemetrexed) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to Alimta drug interactions include:
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as: