Los Angeles, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:
Starting generic zoloft (sertraline). worried about side effects-nausea and upset stomach. is it ok to take promethazine for nausea/vomiting and pepto for stomach?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Nausea: Taking zoloft (sertraline) and Promethazine together may increase serotonin levels which can cause heart problems. Try taking Promethazine a half hour before zoloft (sertraline) to ameliorate side effects.
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