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lexapro and wellbutrin together

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Low probability: There are the possibility of low probability side effects. With respect to specific interactions, the most prominent thing to remember is that if you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
YesThereIsInteractio: Yes taking Tramadol with these two increases the risk of seizures which may occur with either of them
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
I would not prescrib: I would not prescribe the combo, since I am straining trying to think why three antidepressants would be necessary. Risks are serotonin syndrome from ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Combo: U are on 3 antidepressants and 2 anxiety meds. Best to review with your prescribing doctor.
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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 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 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 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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagwinder Sandhu
26 years experience Psychiatry
Switching meds: Yes they can be taken together when cross tapering but you have to watch for possible rare phenomenon called serotonin syndrome.You need to discuss wi ... 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 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. 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 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not really: Trazodone (desyrel) is a tetracyclic antidepressant used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. There is an interaction between Lexapro (escitalo ... Read More
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 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 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Adipex and celexa (citalopram): You should ask a pharmacist to be absolutely sure. That being said, according to the packaging insert for adipex (phentermine), there are many drugs l ... 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 member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You can if prescribe: You can if all three have been prescribed by your doctor Atenolol is a beta blocker and the other two are antidepressants and often prescribed togethe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: It is generally safe to do so. Telling your doctor if you are taking any medications for sleep or that cause drowsiness is important and any other dr ... 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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, they are: Commonly prescribed together. Best wishes.
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