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Is it safe to take nyquil with zoloft

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Ok for short time: Yes you may take . You can also try simple Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) or Claritin for decongestant. Steam Unhalation and Ginger Tea will help you. ... Read More
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Avoid: Avoid using medications with Dextromethorphan with antidepressants as the risk of serotonin syndrome is higher.
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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Caution: NyQuil contains dextromethorphan which interacts with Zoloft (sertraline) to increase risk of serotonin syndrome. Check with prescribing doctor before... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Likely fine: I don't see any obvious reason that you can't take the drugs mentioned.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends: If you have fever, take some Tylenol (acetaminophen). Things like Nyquil do not do anything to treat the cold. Drink plenty of water and get some rest... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Psychiatry 43 years experience
yes: In my practice, with patients on sertraline, I have found they can take nyquil along with it without any problems. I suggest you consult with your tr... Read More
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Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Doubtful: You will probably not have any problems except for increased drowsiness more from the NyQuil. But in general do not mix drugs like those. Sertaline an... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 33 years experience
Nyquil: nyquil, contained benadryl (diphenhydramine) which is anticholinergic, which can make you feel goofy and disconnected.this is probably what us making ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Steele
Psychiatry 60 years experience
Probably: Both drugs can raise serotonin - theoretically to dangerous levels - but that would be very unlikely since 15 mg is a low dose of mirtazepine and 25 m... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Talk to prescriber: You should always discussed any med/supplement addition with your prescriber. I was not able to locate any information that suggests the combination ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: I believe this is safe. Mention any supplements to the physician who prescribed the antidepressant. Saint john's wort does not mix well with antidepr... Read More
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