A 40-year-old member asked:
Can you take paxil (paroxetine) and zoloft together?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 43 years experience
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 serotonin.Taking them together could cause unpleasant symptoms of jitteriness and anxiety called "serotonin syndrome".
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
SSRI's: If you were in the middle of a cross titration from one drug to the other, that would make sense. Otherwise, I don't understand why you would be taking two SSRI's.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Could Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft be taken together?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Why?: I'm wondering why you'd want to take 2 drugs in the same class? Depending on the doses of each, it could result in serotonin syndrome. I recommend against this.
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 47-year-old member asked:
What will happen if you take Zoloft and Paxil (paroxetine) at the same time?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 32 years experience
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 4, 2020
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