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cymbalta and wellbutrin together

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Interaction: Although these 2 can be used together safely, caution is needed with the doses. Wellbutrin can inhibit the metabolism of cymbalta, (duloxetine) causi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): If prescribed by one doctor, yes.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
YES!!!: Yes this is a very potent combination and excellent synergy. Cymbalta (duloxetine) helps with serotonin and norepinephrine and wellbutrin helps with D ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
44 years experience Psychiatry
Too much medicine: You may experience jitteriness or increase anxitey due to excessive nor epinephrine.
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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 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Cymbalta/gabapentin: I think both could be taken together-both are indicated for neuropathic pain and both are not habit forming.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Both of these medications increase serotonin. If used together they should be monitored closely.
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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
No not good idea: Cymbalta contains duloxetine and zoloft contains sertraline, the combination of these two drugs creates what pharmacists describe as a "major drug-dru ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely: I can find no record of interactions between Campral and cymbalta (duloxetine).
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 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, in you are closely monitored by your doctor or therapist.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely OK: I don't find any drug interactions between the 3 drugs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but...: An exaggerated effect of the beta-blocker may be seen with this combination, with slow heart rate, low blood pressure and exacerbation of depression. ... Read More
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 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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: However is not the best practice. You need to check with your dr. The best approach is to take just one at an appropriate dose.
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Don't take together: You may not feel very good. You don't need to take both from the point of view of helping with depression, as they work in a very similar way on serot ... 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps, but...: Serotonin syndrome can be a serious problem, including drowsiness, confusion, extreme changes in blood pressure problems, even seizures and heart issu ... Read More
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