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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
It depends: Everyone is different so a trial and error attempt is often required. How about buproprion (Wellbutrin) and Buspar (buspirone)? SAD also can respo ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Shackelford
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Get a second opinion: Your drug regimen does not include a mood stabilizer, which is essential in treatment of true bipolar disease. There is no good reason to be on two si ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Immediately: In fact, Buspar (buspirone) and Prozac can be taken at the same time, so there's no need to wait if you stop one and start the other.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Be careful: Needs close watch by Dr! Risk of rare but bad Serotonin Syndrome - confusion, hallucination, seizure, big blood pressure chgs, fast heart rate, fever, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Can help: Yes, adding wellbutrin (bupropion) can help for some with the sexual side effects of prozac.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
See below: That depends on your prescribing physician's guidance but both can be taken together.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac/Buspar: No major negative interactions, except some nausea if taken together.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Talk to your doctor: before using this combo. Combining Buspar (buspirone) and Prozac can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called serotonin syndrome. Bus ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Lee
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends on you: every patient is different and will respond better to certain medications while others may not respond well to a particular drug. Best to talk to you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Same issues: It is NOT true that you cannot take two drugs that act on the serotonin system at the same time, only that you have to be CAREFUL, and that the dose o ... Read More
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