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BRINTELLIX AND WELLBUTRIN TOGETHER

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Caution: Wellbutrin (bupropion) + Brintellix interact to increase side effects of Brintellix and risk of 'serotonin syndrome' eg, confusion, increased heart ra ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) & seizures?: It's probably an oversimplification to say that viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) "causes" seizures. In some small percentage of the population, it c ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
You are correct: The data is not in on the new serotoneric agents with regard to lowering of the seizure threshold ( it took a while after Welbutrin's release that we ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): U can take it twice a day in the mmorning and the second dose before 4 pm. Since wellbutrin (bupropion) if taken late can interfere with sleep.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drug interaction: Concurrent use of BuSpar (buspirone) & Brintellix (vortioxetine) could increase risk for serotonin syndrome.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Wellbutrin (bupropion) too!: Really, please do heed my last suggestion - be careful about too many interactions. Now it also seems you may have blood pressure issues. Note - it is ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes. If you have an anxiety diagnosis (which is suggested by your interest in buspar), be aware that wellbutrin (bupropion) sometimes can aggravate an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Both drugs effect serotonin. Combined at high doses there is a risk of a toxic effect. On the other hand, Buspar (buspirone) can enhance the effect ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can be used together.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but: This seems a bit much for anyone. Is there a way that you can speak to your doctor about streamlining your meds. The doc is treating you for bipolar ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Too many medications: Nope. Only because you are on too many medications at once. This level of medications cannot possibly be safe in any circumstance. There is no scien ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
There is interaction: There is 11 interactions for the 5 drugs that you have listed. the most serious is trazodon, Buspar (buspirone) and zoloft increase affecting serotoni ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe: And may be very effective.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Piccione
20 years experience Family Medicine
Combination of meds: Yes, they can. However, it's best to reduce the dose of citalopram to 20mg. citalopram and wellbutrin (bupropion) are in different classes thus they ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not at all!: These do together with major risks between ALL! Don't just stop them but DO contact your Dr immediately and if there's any delay, find a good pharmaci ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Forrester
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) and Prozac are 2 antidepressants in the same chemical family, the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri). T ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can be taken together, but usually aren't, since Remeron and Zoloft (sertraline) are both antidepressants. Remeron can sometimes be added to hel ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are no drug interactions.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: Remeron (mirtazapine) may make you sleepy,but they work well together.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft/risperdal: Combination is commonly used in depression with psychotic symptoms or in bipolar depression.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Forest
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, if you must...: The three medications work in radically different ways in the nervous system, using different receptor pathways. As always, when using a combination ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, they are: Commonly prescribed together. Best wishes.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin/Concerta: As prescribed, yes.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes -- if prescribed: Usually one would take wellbutrin (bupropion) in the morning, and then silenor before bedtime (if needed). In some people wellbutrin (bupropion) can ... Read More
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