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can i take ativan and zoloft

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Dr. Justin Alvey
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not advisable: Ativan will commonly cause amnesia. You should not drink in combination with the Ativan, the result can be as you found, but can be more serious incl ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline): As prescribed, yes.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Yes, if it was Rxed for you by your DR
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Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: you can. Take the Ativan as prescribed. By your doctor. But no issues after taking Zoloft (sertraline)
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: if you need it
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes - but only under doctor's recommendation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Sertraline and cipralex are both ssri antidepressants and do not need to be taken together. Your chance of developing side effects from too much serot ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: If you need them.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Label Directions- Dr: Hi Luchol585, The meds Valium and Buspar are 2 types of antianxiety pills. They are usually not prescribed together due to overlap of effects. Since ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: I am not sure why you would need to take two different benzodiazapines at the same time. Both have potential to build tolerance. I would not prescribe ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but..: Be careful, as the combination of the two can cause increased central nervous system depression- cognitive slowing and fatigue and psychomotor depress ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Zoloft (sertraline) may decrease the effectiveness of vicodin.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: Lots of medicine that you ingest get into breast milk. It might be wise to call the physician who prescribed them and have him/her advise you how to t ... Read More
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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes taking a: laxative has nothing to do with taking your psychiatric meds. Thanks for asking us.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Celexa/Xanax/Atarax: As prescribed, with caution regarding some extra sedation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: This is a common combination where trazadone is used as a sleep aid.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: If your doctor has prescribed both of these medications for you, i suggest taking them at separate times. They are both sedating and could add to eac ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation: It could cause excessive sedation. So i would not operate a vehicle or dangerous machinery unless you are clearly wide awake.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
only: Only if your dr prescribed it this way; the only normal situation to do this is because you are decreasing one and increasing the other (cross taper) ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you Can: There are no known drug interactions between sudafed, cytalopram and wellbrutin.

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