A 54-year-old male asked:
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Can brintellix and Buspar (buspirone) taking together?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Drug interaction: Concurrent use of BuSpar (buspirone) & Brintellix (vortioxetine) could increase risk for serotonin syndrome.
Answered on Sep 27, 2015

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No side effects: There are no documented side effects between these three medications.

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