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Is it safe to take adderall and effexor (venlafaxine) at the same time?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: if these medications have been prescribed to you by the same health care provider they can perform complementaryMedical actions and be considered safe to use together
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Not recommended. : The interaction of the two can cause jitteriness, rapid heart rate & more. See: drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=190-1644,2296-1524&types[]=major&types[]=minor&types[]=moderate&types[]=food. Effexor (venlafaxine) & other antidepressants can increase suicidal thoughts & actions in patients under 25-years-old, so they need to see a psychologist for therapy weekly at 1st then every 2 wks. while on them.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Yes: the two medications are compatible

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