A female asked:
Can i take generic pepto with an ssri? i am taking zoloft (sertraline) and it is causing me awful nausea. i have a bottle of generic pepto bismol in my dorm room... can i take that without having a problematic interaction?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Sertraline : Sertraline (zoloft) potentiates bleeding. So if there any concern over an ulcer it would not be safe. A safer choice may be to get a prescription for zofran (ondansetron) (odansetron) from student health. That is orally absorbed and safe to take for nausea.
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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Options: Other thoughts- if you have nausea with Zoloft, take it with food. Virtually all my patients with SSRI GI upset do well with probiotics.
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Last updated Dec 12, 2020
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